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.

Our guide to school choice and education options in New York 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 New York 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.

  • 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 24, 2021

    THIS WEEK: New York Families, Educators Spotlight Importance of K-12 Education Options

    In The News

    THIS WEEK: New York Families, Educators Spotlight Importance of K-12 Education Options


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  • December 10, 2019

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

    Happiness Blog

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  • December 10, 2019

    5 Questions for Karen Blatt, Flushing Christian School

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

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  • November 4, 2019

    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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