School Choice Options in California

Public School Open Enrollment

State allows parents to choose any traditional public school for their child, regardless of location?


Public Charter Schools

State has a charter school law allowing for the creation of charter schools?


Public Magnet Schools

State permits public magnet and theme-based schools?


Online Learning

State offers free, full-time online academies, either run by the state or independent organization?


Private School Choice

State offers a private school choice scholarship or tax deduction program?


Homeschooling Freedom

Parents are free to educate their children at home (homeschooling)?


California Celebrates National School Choice Week

Unite for California Students

January 22, 2017

Seal Beach, California

We are launching a 4 part video series with Prager University, starting with our first video scheduled to launch on 1/22.


January 25, 2017

Hemet, California, California

Our music teacher has prepared the dance with our K-2 students who's parents will come for a fun event and to watch their students dance and a few students will speak about why they love our school.

Community Open House

January 21, 2017

3435 Birchwood Lane - San Jose, CA 95132

A day when the community is invited to visit/tour the preschool campus, meet the staff, and view the classrooms. Student Ambassadors from the Middle School will asst. families and share their personal experiences from MCS.

School Choice Year - Small World Montessori School, Inc.

January 23, 2017

4555 Hilltop Drive - Richmond, CA 94803

We will talk about how important is to be in the school and be educated. We will sing songs and dance.

Open House - St. Bridget of Sweden School

January 26, 2017 at 7:00pm

7120 Whitaker Avenue - Van Nuys, CA 91406

Open House Event

Be a “Super-Hero” and Friend Because Bullying has to End

January 26, 2017

1790 Sequoia Blvd - Tracy, CA 95376

"Day to Unite" Students will be wearing school colors and UNITE during the I "Can't Stop the Feeling" dance during the school rally right before the Homecoming Basketball Game

Vista Family Day! Vista Charter Public Schools

January 27, 2017

2900 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Parent Orientation to welcome 2017-18 families, while also celebrating current families

Orange County School Choice Fair

January 27, 2017

500 W. Santa Ana Blvd. Santa Ana, CA 92701

Bring the community together to celebrate National School Choice Week. Allow an opportunity for all Orange County Charter Schools to share the benefits of school choice.

For all events check out California'sMaster Events Lists Go!

Want More?

Members of the media can request a list of school leaders in their state, who can discuss their participation in National School Choice Week by contacting Shelby Doyle at