School Choice Options In Tennessee

There are a variety of school choice options available for many of the 1.5 million children living in Tennessee. Families in Tennessee 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 Tennessee 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 Tennessee 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 will partner with 447 schools and organizations in Tennessee to raise awareness of K-12 education options.

Our National School Choice Week 2022 celebrations are planned for January 23-29, 2022. We encourage you to participate by sharing our school search resources and graphics on your social media platforms.

  • 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

    Use our new school finder tool to find a school near you.

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