School Choice Options in Florida

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)?


Florida Celebrates National School Choice Week

Celebrate Youth

January 21 at 10:00am

Pasco Safety Town, 14851 State Road 2 - Hudson, FL 34610

A family friendly event that is all inclusive to inform families on the many services available to help their children succeed. Stop by all of the vendor booths!

Pompano Beach High School International Summit

January 22

Pompano Beach High School International Summit, 600 NE 13th Avenue.

Every two years, we host an International Summit, inviting students, teachers, administrators and education leaders from all over the world to participate in an exchange of ideas and culture.

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

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

Governor Rick Scott has officially proclaimed January 22-28 2017 as "School Choice Week" in Florida.

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

  • Flager Beach
  • North Bay Village
  • Fort Walton Beach
  • Tarpon Springs
  • Bradenton Beach
  • Indian Shores
  • Eatonville
  • Atlantic Beach
  • Greenacres
  • Cocoa
  • Davenport
  • Brooksville
  • Lake Wales
  • Havana
  • Maitland
  • Vero Beach
  • Port St. Lucie
  • Redington Beach
  • Lakeland
  • Rockledge
  • Springfield
  • Inglis
  • Pembroke Pines
  • Belle Isle
  • Opa-locka
  • Edgewood
  • Indialantic
  • Indian River Shores
  • Pananama City
  • Largo
  • Bonita Springs
  • South Daytona
  • Aventura
  • Safety Harbor
  • Pompano Beach
  • Deerfield Beach
  • Melbourne
  • Miami
  • Bay Harbor
  • Palmetto
  • Lake Clarke Shores
  • Cooper City
  • Freeport
  • Volusia
  • Gilchrist
  • Orange
  • Glades
  • Okaloosa
  • Hardee
  • Walton
  • Crystal River
  • Winter Springs
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Jacksonville
  • Miami Shores Village
  • Gainesville
  • Marion County
  • Redington Shores

For more information, read news releases about specific events planned for the Sunshine 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

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