School Choice Options In Minnesota

There are a variety of school choice options available for many of the 1.2 million children living in Minnesota. Families in Minnesota can choose from traditional public schools, public charter schools, public magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling. Download the interactive state guide.

Our guide to school choice and education options in Minnesota 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 Minnesota 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.

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Minnesota Updates

  • January 24, 2021

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

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  • March 10, 2020

    Learning is your child’s full-time job

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  • March 10, 2020

    5 Questions for Lynn Peterson, Executive Director at Cologne Academy

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  • October 29, 2019

    Minnesota School Choice Roadmap

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