Oconee County Private School

Find Oconee County South Carolina 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.

Cherokee Creek Boys School 198 Cooper Road Westminster SC 29693 864-647-1885

Fair Play Christian School 104 Feltman Road Fair Play SC 29643 864-972-9962

Faith Christian School PO Box 708 Walhalla SC 29691 864-638-3476

Oconee Christian Academy 150 His Way Circle Seneca SC 29672 864-882-6925

Poplar Springs Sda School 4279 Highway 11 Westminster SC 29693 864-638-5963

Seneca Baptist Kindergarten 1080 South Oak Street Seneca SC 29678 864-882-6055

Trinity Baptist Church Preschool 210 West South 6th Street Seneca SC 29678 864-882-0285

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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.