Essex County Private School

Find Essex County Massachusetts 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.

Andover School of Montessori 400 South Main Street Andover MA 01810 978-475-2299

Beverly School For the Deaf 6 Echo Avenue Beverly MA 01915 978-927-7070

Bishop Fenwick High School 99 Margin Street Peabody MA 01960 978-587-8300

Blessed Stephen Bellesini Osa Academy 94 Bradford Street Lawrence MA 01840 978-989-0004

Boxford Academy PO Box 223 Boxford MA 01921 978-887-8390

Bradford Christian Academy 97 Oxford Avenue Haverhill MA 01835 978-373-7900

Bridge To Learning Children's 567 Lowell Street Peabody MA 01960 978-535-2215

Brookwood School 1 Brookwood Rd Manchester-by-the-Sea MA 01944 978-526-4500

Central Catholic High School 300 Hampshire Street Lawrence MA 01841 978-682-0260

Child Care Center 581 Andover Street Lawrence MA 01843 978-681-4910

Children's Castle Inc 694 Main Street West Newbury MA 01985 978-363-2919

Children's Montessori Center 12 Bradstreet Avenue Danvers MA 01923 978-774-2144

Children's Workshop Montessori 53 Robert Road Marblehead MA 01945 781-631-8687

Cohen Hillel Academy 6 Community Road Marblehead MA 01945 781-639-2880

Community Kindergarten Of Methuen PO Box 939 Methuen Town MA 01844 978-688-5706

Covenant Christian Academy 83 Pine Street Peabody MA 01960 978-535-7100

Cuvilly Arts Center 10 Jeffrey's Neck Road Ipswich MA 01938 978-356-4288

Daniel Lucy Way KinderCare 1 Daniel Lucy Way Newburyport MA 01950 978-462-5649

Devereux School 44 Smith Street Marblehead MA 01945 781-631-0029

Eastern Point Day School 8 Farrington Avenue Gloucester MA 01930 978-283-1700

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About Private Schools

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.