School Choice Options in Ohio

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)?


Ohio Celebrates National School Choice Week

Board Game Night and Discussion

January 22, 2016

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.

School Choice Benefit Game

January 23, 2017 at 5:30 PM

849 S High Street - Hillsboro, OH 45133

This will be a basketball game and will feature school choice during intermission. We will pass out scarves as door prizes.

Catholic Schools Week Open House Celebration

January 27, 2017 at 11:30AM

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.

Student Showcase and Open House

February 15, 2017

Islamic School of Greater Toledo

Acquaint people with our school, showcase our classes and student scores on National tests.

For all events check out Ohio'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