School Choice Options In South Carolina

There are a variety of school choice options available for many of the 1 million children living in South Carolina. Families in South Carolina 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 South Carolina School Choice Roadmap.

Click Here: Detailed State Roadmap   

As a nonprofit, charitable effort, School Choice Week works throughout the year to develop and provide free, practical, and unbiased school search resources for South Carolina families.

During our annual awareness celebrations each January, schools and homeschool groups partner with community organizations to plan school fairs, parent information sessions, open houses and other awareness events to spotlight the diversity of education options available in the state. In January 2022, we partnered with 457 schools and organizations in South Carolina to raise awareness of K-12 education options.

National School Choice Week 2023 will take place January 22-28, 2023. We encourage you to participate by sharing our school search resources and graphics on your social media platforms.

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South Carolina Updates

  • December 26, 2021

    South Carolina School Choice Week 2022 Proclaimed

    In The News

    Governor Henry McMaster issued a proclamation recognizing January 23-29, 2022 as South Carolina…

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  • October 29, 2019

    South Carolina School Choice Roadmap

    How It Works

    Choosing a school? You’ve got options. 
    Each spring, parents face one of the biggest…

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  • July 23, 2019

    Service, fun, and results at Academic Magnet High School

    Happiness Blog

    Academic Magnet High School in South Carolina has found the perfect blend of study,…

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  • July 23, 2019

    5 Questions for Catherine Spencer, Academic Magnet High School

    Happiness Blog

    Academic Magnet High School in South Carolina is ranked the best public high school in…

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