School Choice Options in Ohio

Public School Open Enrollment

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

PARTIAL

Public Charter Schools

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

YES

Public Magnet Schools

State permits public magnet and theme-based schools?

YES

Online Learning

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

YES

Private School Choice

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

YES

Homeschooling Freedom

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

YES
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Ohio Celebrates National School Choice Week

Board game night and discussion

January 22, 2016 at 4pm

1200 Ralston Ave - Defiance, OH 43512

Please join us and bring your favorite board game and snacks to share, and join our discussion on educational choices and how you can make a difference in your community.

Free Community Spaghetti Dinner & Family Fun Night

January 26, 2017 at 11:30 AM

St. Mary’s School, 26 West Street - Shelby, OH 44875

Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service Our open house features a luncheon, tour of our classrooms and small program highlighting our strengths as a school.

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

Ohio Leadership Makes It Official
January 22-28 2017 is School Choice Week

Governor John Kasich has officially proclaimed January 22-28 2017 as "School Choice Week" in Ohio.

Officials in the following cities and counties have officially proclaimed January 22-28, 2017 School Choice Week:

  • Mansfield
  • Macedonia
  • Kattering
  • Groveport
  • Grafton
  • Jefferson Township
  • Kenton
  • Eaton
  • Reynoldburg
  • Liberty
  • Lancaster
  • Caldwell
  • Cheviot
  • Piqua
  • Amherst
  • Cleveland
  • Willoughby Hills
  • Madison
  • Belpre
  • Struthers
  • Hamilton Township
  • Beachwood
  • Tiffin
  • Williams
  • Stark
  • Guernsey
  • Cuyahoga
  • Brown Township
  • Tipp City
  • Louisville
  • Springboro
  • Greene

For more information, read news releases about specific events planned for the Buckeye State.

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 shelby@schoolchoiceweek.com

Spread the Word

Download and share these Ohio School Choice week graphics on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to let your friends and family know you're celebrating school choice!