School Choice Options In New York

There are a variety of school choice options available for many of the 4.2 million children living in New York. Families in New York 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 New York School Choice Roadmap.

Click Here: Detailed State 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 1,253 educational events and activities in New York planned by schools, homeschool organizations, parent groups, and educators.

  • 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.

New York Updates

  • January 13, 2023

    New Survey: America’s Families are Rethinking K-12 Education

    Resources

    K-12 education in America is experiencing a once-in-a-generation transformation, as tens of…

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  • January 13, 2023

    2023 National School Choice Week Flagship Event Round-Up

    In The News

    Here is the official list of National School Choice Week 2023 state events. These events are hosted…

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  • January 9, 2023

    School Fairs During National School Choice Week 2023

    In The News

    Whether you are choosing your child’s first school, or whether you want to find a new or…

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  • December 9, 2022

    Landmarks Across America Shine for School Choice Week 2023!

    In The News

    Soon, from Alaska to New York, America will light up in yellow and red to raise awareness about…

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  • December 1, 2022

    America’s Governors Proclaim “School Choice Week”

    In The News

    In a remarkable show of support, the following governors have officially proclaimed School Choice…

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  • November 4, 2022

    New York School Choice Roadmap

    How It Works

    Choosing a school? You’ve got options. 
    Choosing where your child goes to school is one of…

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  • December 10, 2019

    Navigating nearly 70 years of history… and now the Hudson River

    Happiness Blog

     
    Students at a historic school in New York are winning recognition for their pollution…

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  • December 10, 2019

    5 Questions for Karen Blatt, Flushing Christian School

    Happiness Blog

     
    Karen Blatt, principal at an independent school in New York, explains what makes Flushing…

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  • October 8, 2019

    This boarding and day school brings students Americana and world culture

    Happiness Blog

     
    With few businesses and only three small eateries, Houghton, New York is easy to…

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