School Choice Options In District of Columbia
There are a variety of school choice options available for many of the 130,000 children living in the District of Columbia. Families in the District of Columbia can choose from traditional public schools, public charter schools, public magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling.
You can discover more information about the school choice options available for your family by reading our District of Columbia School Choice Roadmap.
National School Choice Week (NSCW) informs, inspires, and empowers parents to discover the K-12 education options available for their children, including traditional public, charter, magnet, online, private, and home schooling.
Every January, tens of thousands of schools, organizations, and individuals plan unique events and activities to shine a positive spotlight on effective education options in their communities.
National School Choice Week 2023, happening January 22-28, 2023, will include 127 educational events and activities in the District of Columbia planned by schools, homeschool organizations, parent groups, and educators.