Dougherty County Private School

Find Dougherty County Georgia 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.

A School For Children 1120 West Broad Avenue Albany GA 31707 229-903-1030

Byne Christian School 2832 Ledo Road Albany GA 31707 229-436-0173

Deerfield-Windsor School 2500 Nottingham Way Albany GA 31707 229-435-1301

Emanuel SDA Junior Academy 1534 East Broad Avenue Albany GA 31705 229-420-9823

Far Horizons Montessori School 613 Pointe North Boulevard Albany GA 31721 229-438-0192

Life Christian Academy 1225 West 4th Avenue Albany GA 31707 229-317-4430

New Beginning Christian School 905 South County Line Road Albany GA 31705 229-888-7994

New Birth Fellowship Christian 2106 Radium Springs Road Albany GA 31705 229-436-7658

Sherwood Christian Academy 1418 Old Pretoria Road Albany GA 31721 229-883-5677

St Teresas School 417 Edgewood Lane Albany GA 31707 229-436-0134

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Do Private Schools need to be accredited?

Most states do not require the accreditation of Private Schools. Some states give Private Schools the option of either being accredited or receiving some type of approval or license from the state. In some states, Private Schools are required to be accredited. Depending on the state, either the State Department of Education or an independent entity is the accrediting agency.

Is a Charter School a type of Private School?

Charter Schools are privately run but publicly funded. A Charter School has a charter or agreement with the state or sponsoring school board that allows it to operate with some degree of autonomy. Charter Schools are typically run by non-profit organizations or for-profit companies, but they receive taxpayer funding to cover part of their operating expenses.

Are Private Schools non-profit organizations or for-profit businesses?

Most Private Schools are non-profit organizations. This allows Private Schools to accept contributions that can be treated as tax-deductible. However, there are some Private Schools that operate as for-profit businesses. The for-profit structure of a Private School affords owners greater control over the school than would be the case with a non-profit.