Private Schools in Connecticut are regulated by the
Connecticut Department of Education, and as of the 2006-2007 school year, there were 397 private schools in Connecticut.
A total of 74,627 students were enrolled in private schools in
Connecticut. This represented 10.7% of
The Connecticut Department of Education has established a
procedure for a private school in Connecticut to become “approved” by the
state. A private school in Connecticut
must get accreditation by an agency
recognized by the State, provide a copy of that accreditation report and comply
with health and fire regulations established where the private school is
Private Schools in Connecticut are allowed to operate
without state approval but must submit attendance records to the Connecticut
Department of Education in order to establish compliance with the compulsory school attendance laws.