School Choice Options in Virginia

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)?


Virginia Celebrates National School Choice Week

2017 Education Fair of Smyth County

The Chamber of Commerce of Smyth County is hosting the 2017 Education Fair of Smyth County. Explore different education options available to Smyth County residents including public schools, private schools, and home school resources.

Homeschool Celebration & Information

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

330 E Criser Road - Front Royal, VA 22630

A celebration, demonstration, and information about the Classical Conversations Homeschool Choice

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

Virginia 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:

  • Tazewell
  • Portsmouth
  • Dublin
  • Northampton
  • Purcellville

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

Spread the Word

Download and share these Virginia School Choice week graphics on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to let your friends and family know you're celebrating school choice!