School Choice Options in Washington

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)?


Washington Celebrates National School Choice Week

School Choice Rally

January 25, 2017 at 11:50am

9655 SE 36th Street, Suite 201 - Mercer Island

The event is to discuss options, choices for students regarding their education.

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

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

Governor Jay Inslee has officially proclaimed January 22-28 2017 as "School Choice Week" in Washington.

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

  • Esperance
  • West Richland
  • Sammamish
  • Tacoma
  • Westport
  • Newport
  • Deer Park
  • Asotin
  • East Wenatchee

Hundreds of people will gather at a school choice-themed business expo in Moses Lake, Washington on the evening of January 19, 2016.

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