Private Schools

Schools approved under Code of Maryland Regulations 13A.09.09 are often referred to as "private schools".

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Fire Drill Reporting Requirements

Education Article § 7-408.1 requires nonpublic schools in Maryland to hold fire drills in accordance with State Fire Prevention Code, keep records of the drills, and send copies of those records to the State Board of Education.  


Please contact the Nonpublic School Approval Branch at 410-767-0407 for copies of forms related to approved nonpublic schools.