School Choice Options in Tennessee

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)?


Tennessee Celebrates National School Choice Week

Young Professionals Society

January 28, 2017 at 6:00pm

Beacon Center of Tennessee, 201 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219

The Young Professionals Society is a joint initiative of the Beacon Center and America's Future Foundation that strives to educate and equip young adults in the Nashville area on the principles of free markets, individual liberty, and limited government.

CC Nashville Homeschool Ice Skating Party

January 26, 2017 at 9:30am

5264 Hickory Hollow Place - Antioch, TN 37013

Come celebrate the school choice of Homeschooling as a Community!

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

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

Governor Bill Haslam has officially proclaimed January 22-28 2017 as "School Choice Week" in Tennessee.

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

  • Lenoir City
  • Kingston
  • Farragut
  • Greenfield
  • Jackson
  • Halls
  • Union
  • Lawrence
  • Lake

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