North East Private School

Find North East 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.


Elijah School 245 Old Zion Road North East MD 21901 410-658-2244


The Tome School 581 South Maryland Avenue North East MD 21901 410-287-2050

About North East Private Schools

North East 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 North East, 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.

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North East Private School Accreditation

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

North East Religious Education

North East 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 North East, Maryland

North East Special Education Schools provide education to students with specialized learning needs. These North East 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

North East 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 North East Private Schools include Boarding Schools, Language Immersion Schools, Waldorf Schools, and Military Schools.