Ellicott City MD Private School

Find Ellicott City, Maryland private schools, including independent, parochial, religious and non-religious affiliated charter schools, boarding schools, Christian schools, preparatory prep schools, and accredited private k-12, middle schools, and high schools. Private schools provide information on tuition, school rankings, school enrollment, education, curriculum, classes, records, and teacher-student ratios.


Crossroads Adventist School 3291 Saint Johns Lane Ellicott City MD 21042 410-465-6867


Global Children Montessori School 4512 Hidden Hollow Drive Ellicott City MD 21043 410-740-0499

Linwood Center 3421 Martha Bush Drive Ellicott City MD 21043 410-465-1352

Our Lady of Perpetual Help School 4801 Ilchester Road Ellicott City MD 21043 410-744-4251

Resurrection-St. Paul School 3155 Paulskirk Drive Ellicott City MD 21042 410-461-9111

Saint John's Parish Day School 9130 Frederick Road Ellicott City MD 21042 410-465-7644

Trinity School 4985 Ilchester Road Ellicott City MD 21043 410-744-1524

About Ellicott City Private Schools

Ellicott City Private Schools are schools that provide all or some portion of Kindergarten through 12th grade education, but they do not operate as part of a public school district in Ellicott City, MD. Private Schools are largely funded through tuition and student fees, though they may also be supported by grants and private contributions. Some Private Schools may receive a small amount of public funding, such as Maryland Department of Education grants for school building renovations. Private Schools have selective admissions and can choose who may enroll as a student. Public Schools, in contrast, are subject to compulsory education laws that requires Maryland State to provide education to all children.

You may contact Private Schools for questions about:
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Ellicott City Private School Accreditation

Licensing or registration of Private Schools may be conducted by the Maryland Department of Education. Likewise, teacher certification in Ellicott City Private Schools may or may not be required depending on the state. Maryland may also regulate the length of the school year, health and safety requirements, transportation, special education, reporting requirements, textbooks, or testing. Private Schools in Howard County maintain substantial autonomy in establishing their own administrative systems, including personnel. Private Schools have the ability to hire and manage Ellicott City teachers and other school staff outside the confines of education bargaining units.

Ellicott City Religious Education

Ellicott City Religious Schools and Parochial Schools are Private Schools that incorporate religion into the curriculum. A Religious School may receive some funding from a religious institution, but the primary source of revenue comes from tuition. In a Parochial School, funding from a religious institution is the primary source of revenue.

Special Education Schools in Ellicott City, Maryland

Ellicott City Special Education Schools provide education to students with specialized learning needs. These Ellicott City schools are equipped and staffed to accommodate students on the autism spectrum or with brain injuries, severe anxiety, and other neurological issues.

Other Types of Private Schools

Ellicott City Montessori Schools offer educational programming that emphasizes exploration and discovery experiences in the classroom. The classes are often structured to keep students and their teachers together for several years.

Other varieties of Ellicott City Private Schools include Boarding Schools, Language Immersion Schools, Waldorf Schools, and Military Schools.