School Choice Options In Iowa

There are a variety of school choice options available for many of the 725,000 children living in Iowa. Families in Iowa can choose from traditional public schools, public charter schools, public magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling.

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Iowa families can use School Choice Week’s resources on a year-round basis to identify schools and learning environments that best meet their children’s needs. During our annual January celebrations, schools and organizations work to organize school fairs, parent information sessions, and other events to help parents learn about their options. In 2021, we partnered with 331 schools and organizations to host independently-planned virtual events in the state. Our National School Choice Week 2022 celebrations are planned for January 23-29, 2022.

Governor Kim Reynolds issued an official proclamation recognizing Iowa School Choice Week 2021.

  • What is School Choice?

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

  • Choosing the Right School

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  • Find a School

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Iowa Updates

  • January 23, 2021

    THIS WEEK: Adaptability, Resilience on Display as Iowa Families, Educators Celebrate School Choice Week Safely

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  • October 29, 2019

    Iowa School Choice Roadmap

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