School Choice Options In California

There are a variety of school choice options available for many of the 9.2 million children living in California. Families in California can choose from traditional public schools, public charter schools, public magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling.

Our guide to school choice and education options in California provides detailed, unbiased, and easy-to-use information to help parents find schools or learning environments that best meet their children’s needs.

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During National School Choice Week, schools and organizations across California partner with families to raise awareness about the different K-12 education options available to children. This not-for-profit effort is designed to inform and assist parents, while shining a positive spotlight on the importance of opportunity in education. In 2021, National School Choice Week will take place from January 24-30, 2021.

  • What is School Choice?

    How can it empower parents and help kids achieve their dreams?

  • Choosing the Right School

    Tips to help you find a school where your daughter or son will learn, succeed, and be happy.

  • Find a School

    Use our new school finder tool to find a school near you.

California Updates

  • January 23, 2021

    THIS WEEK: California Families, Educators Find the Positive in Education by Celebrating School Choice Week

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  • March 17, 2020

    5 Questions for Kemi Ingram, Homeschool Educator

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  • March 17, 2020

    Forever grateful for choice

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  • November 5, 2019

    Portrait of an (education) entrepreneur

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    Today we’re excited to share with you how one woman’s vision and hard work has made an…

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