School Choice Options in Missouri

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)?


Missouri Celebrates National School Choice Week

Rally in the Rotunda

February 2, 2017

201 W Capitol Ave, Jefferson City, MO 65101

The purpose of Rally in the Rotunda is to convene 250+ charter public school students, parents and staff to perform, share stories and encourage legislative support for charter public school equitable funding and expansion in the State of Missouri.

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

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

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

  • Lilbourn
  • Belton
  • Carrollton
  • Stover
  • Wentzeville
  • Velda Village Hills
  • Des Peres
  • Vinita Park
  • Chillicothe
  • Warren
  • Scott
  • Schuyler
  • Wright
  • Clark
  • McDonald
  • Sedalia
  • Kansas City

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