School Approval

The Maine Department of Education requires school administrative units (SAUs), and approved private schools to be approved annually and provides for schools providing equivalent instruction in Maine to be recognized according to 20-A M.R.S.A   5001-A(3)(A)(1)(b). The resources on these school approval links provide details about required approval reports for the different types of schools.

Those seeking school approval through the Maine Department of Education can find related resources at the following links:


Pamela Ford-Taylor
School Enrollment Specialist
Maine Department of Education 
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME  04333-0023

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