Chartered Nonpublic School Information
A Chartered Nonpublic school is a private school that holds a valid charter issued by the state board of education and maintains compliance with the Operating Standards for Ohio's Schools (Ohio Administrative Code 3301-35-12). These schools are not supported by local or state tax dollars and require the family to pay tuition. Chartered Nonpublic schools are eligible for the Administrative Cost Reimbursement Program, Auxiliary Services Program and Transportation services for students.
For additional documentation and information regarding funding for Cost Reimbursement, Auxiliary Services and Transportation for private schools, please refer to the Finance and Funding
How can my School Receive a State Charter
Find out the process to become a chartered nonpublic school
Forms and Program Information
Find documents needed for nonpublic schools
Alternative High School Assessment for Graduation (For Chartered Nonpublic Schools)
The alternative high school assessments for graduation may be used by Chartered Nonpublic high schools in place of Ohio’s State End of Course Test and has been determined to meet the requirements in Ohio Revised Code 3313.619.
The following assessments have been conditionally approved dependent on establishment of comparable standards for performance to the state End of Course Tests. ODE will work with the vendors to provide these standards and will post when they are available.
Alternative Assessment Instruments for Determining Diploma Eligibility of Students Attending a Chartered Nonpublic School
Directory of Ohio Schools (Ohio Education Directory System) OEDS - By clicking the link above, you will have the ability to search for public and private schools in Ohio that are chartered by the State Department of Education and the State Board of Education. When you enter the school name and click SEARCH, if the result is blank, then the school is not chartered by the State Department of Education.
Last Modified: 10/26/2016 1:01:45 PM