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Private School Approval

A private school is a nonpublic school that conducts a program of kindergarten and at least one grade, or a program of any or all grades one through twelve. Under RCW 28A.195.010:, the Legislature requires the State Board of Education (SBE) to annually approve private schools to operate in Washington.

Private Schools

A private school is a non-public school that conducts a program of kindergarten and at least one grade, or a program of any or all grades one through twelve. Approximately five hundred private schools operate in Washington, serving over 80,000 students.

**Note: The private schools phone number has been updated to 360-791-5605.