Types of Schools

By: National School Choice Week Team

Last Upated: April 15, 2021

Types of Schools

Every child deserves a great education. Families are often curious about the differences between the different types of schools available, including traditional public schools, public charter schools, public magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling. Our communications director, Shelby Doyle, cuts through the jargon in our brief explainer video.

Interested in learning more? Click an icon below to discover more details about the different types of schools.

Traditional Public Schools

Public Charter Schools


Public Magnet Schools


Private Schools

Online Academies




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