Monroe County FL Private School

Find Monroe County, Florida 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.


Dolphin Montessori Children's 104960 Overseas Highway Key Largo FL 33037 305-453-3787


Grace Lutheran Church and School 2713 Flagler Avenue Key West FL 33040 305-296-5161

Island Christian School 83250 Overseas Highway Islamorada FL 33036 305-664-4933

Mary Immaculate Star Of The Sea School 700 Truman Avenue Key West FL 33040 305-294-1031

Montessori Children's School of Key West 1221 Varela Street Key West FL 33040 305-294-5302

The Academy at Ocean Reef 395 South Harbor Drive Key Largo FL 33037 305-367-2409

About Monroe County Private Schools

Monroe County 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 Monroe County, FL. 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 Florida 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 Florida State to provide education to all children.

You may contact Private Schools for questions about:
  • Monroe County Private School enrollment and applications
  • School tuition, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities
  • Monroe County private school curriculum
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Monroe County Private School Accreditation

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

Monroe County Religious Education

Monroe County 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 Monroe County, Florida

Monroe County Special Education Schools provide education to students with specialized learning needs. These Monroe County 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

Monroe County 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 Monroe County Private Schools include Boarding Schools, Language Immersion Schools, Waldorf Schools, and Military Schools.