School Choice Options In Virginia

There are a variety of school choice options available for many of the 1.9 million children living in Virginia. Families in Virginia 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 Virginia 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 Virginia 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 490 schools and organizations in Virginia 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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  • Choosing the Right School

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  • Find a School

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

Virginia Updates

  • January 15, 2022

    Virginia School Choice Week 2022 Proclaimed

    In The News

    Governor Glenn Yougkin issued a proclamation recognizing January 23-29, 2022 as Virginia School…

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  • October 29, 2019

    Virginia School Choice Roadmap

    How It Works

    Choosing a school? You’ve got options. 
    If you’re wondering about school choice in Virginia,…

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  • October 23, 2018

    5 Questions for Suzanne Sloan, Virginia Virtual Academy (VAVA), a K12 School

    Happiness Blog

    Virginia Virtual Academy students came together on National Day of Service to help others and show…

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  • October 23, 2018

    2,125 “Points of Light” in Virginia

    Happiness Blog

    When I was growing up, President George H. W. Bush had a beautiful phrase to describe volunteers….

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