The New Jersey Department of Education recognizes the role of nonpublic education as part of the entire state-wide education system. This site has been designed to inform nonpublic schools, school districts and the public about the services that are available to New Jersey's nonpublic schools in accordance with state and federal law.
DEFINITON OF A NONPUBLIC SCHOOL IN NEW JERSEY
A nonpublic school means an elementary or secondary school within the state, other than a public school, offering education for grades kindergarten through 12, or any combination of them, wherein any child may legally fulfill compulsory school attendance requirements and which complies with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 [N.J.S.A. 18A:46A-2(b)].
Announcements & Updates
For Nonpublic Schools and School Districts
- SCHEDULE YOUR NONPUBLIC SCHOOL CONSULTATIONS NOW! – As we approach the end of the school year, please schedule consultations with your nonpublic school(s) to discuss their needs for Chapter 192 and 193, nursing, technology and text books for the 2014-15 school year.
- FY2015 Critical Dates Calendar has been updated.
- If you were unable to attend the Everything Nonpublic Technical Assistance Sessions, you may view the PowerPoint presentation located in the RESOURCES section of this website.