Private schools which carry out state-approved programmes of elementary education, elementary music education, secondary vocational and professional education, and grammar schools are entitled to funds from the national budget or a local community budget if they meet the following conditions:
- that music schools with music educational programme carry out lessons in at least three instruments played in the orchestra and has at least 35 students;
- that they have employees or teachers provided in another manner required for the implementation of state-approved programmes in accordance with the law and other regulations.
For the implementation of their programme, private schools are granted 85 per cent of funds allocated for the implementation of the programme in public schools by the State or a local community. Private schools are not entitled to funds for investments, investment maintenance and equipment.
Private schools may participate in competitions for teaching equipment and aids intended for public schools.