There are two types of private schools in Ohio. The first type of private school is a Chartered Nonpublic School. These private schools opted to apply for and receive a charter granted by Ohio’s State Board of Education. (In other states private schools may be subject to accreditation rather than a chartering process.) The second type of private school is a Non-Chartered, Non-Tax Supported School.
The Ohio Department of Education provides the following short description of both types of private schools: