District of Columbia

School Choice Options In District of Columbia

District of Columbia will celebrate National School Choice Week 2018 (January 21-27, 2018) with 178 events, meetings, and activities. This page is your portal for details about school choice in District of Columbia, downloads you can use on social media, event information, and other news.

If you are a member of the media and you have questions about NSCW celebrations in D.C., please e-mail pressoffice@schoolchoiceweek.com.

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)?

Understanding School Choice Options

This type of school choice is permitted in the state.

This type of school choice is not permitted in the state.

The state may permit this type of school choice. Please consult state policies for more information.