School Choice Options in Pennsylvania

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)?


Pennsylvania Celebrates National School Choice Week

Celebration of School Choice

January 27, 2017

Tidioute Community Charter School 241 Main Street, Tidioute, PA 16351/p>

We will have a pep assembly with games to celebrate our school on Friday January 27th, 2017. We will also have some teacher appreciation events throughout the week

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

Pennsylvania 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:

  • Borough of Danville
  • Borough of Newtown
  • Alsace Township
  • Gettysburg
  • Hamilton Township
  • Archbald
  • Upper Mount Bethel
  • Hazle
  • Adams Township
  • Grove City
  • Conemaugh
  • Borough of West Conshohocken
  • Bethel Park
  • Connellsville
  • Bratton
  • Borough of Ridgway
  • Borough of Coudersport
  • Reading
  • Blooming Grove
  • Richland
  • Carlisle
  • Avalon
  • Oxford Township
  • Bethel Township
  • Borough of West Hazleton
  • Union Township
  • Borough of Slatington
  • Borough of Gallitzin
  • Borough of Mckees Rocks
  • Somerset
  • Warren
  • Venango
  • Cumberland
  • Beaver
  • Williamsport

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