Kent County Private School

Find Kent County 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.


Chestertown Christian Academy 401 Morgnec Road Chestertown MD 21620 410-778-5855


Friendship Montessori School PO Box 6 Worton MD 21678 410-778-5663

Guiding Light Christian Academy 2210 Dudley Corner Road Chestertown MD 21620 410-438-3390

Kent School 6788 Wilkins Lane Chestertown MD 21620 410-778-4100

Radcliffe Creek School 201 Talbot Boulevard Chestertown MD 21620 410-778-8150

About Kent County Private Schools

Kent 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 Kent County, 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:
  • Kent County Private School enrollment and applications
  • School tuition, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities
  • Kent County private school curriculum
  • College admission rates
  • Kent County private school test scores
Kent County Private School Accreditation

Licensing or registration of Private Schools may be conducted by the Maryland Department of Education. Likewise, teacher certification in Kent County 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 Kent County maintain substantial autonomy in establishing their own administrative systems, including personnel. Private Schools have the ability to hire and manage Kent County teachers and other school staff outside the confines of education bargaining units.

Kent County Religious Education

Kent 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 Kent County, Maryland

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

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