WHAT IS SCHOOL CHOICE?

The fundamental right for parents to have access to the educational environment that serves their children best.

 

ARIZONA SCHOOL
CHOICE OPTIONS

 

Private School: If you would like to send your child to a private school, scholarship assistance may be available to you through one of the many school tuition organizations (STOs) and Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) in Arizona.

Online Private School: If you would like to send your child to an online private school, scholarship assistance may be available to you through one of the many school tuition organizations (STOs) and Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) in Arizona.

Find a private school near you by visiting any of the following links:

a. Schola: http://bit.ly/Find-School

b. Private School Review: https://www.privateschoolreview.com/arizona

c. Niche: https://www.niche.com/k12/search/best-private-k12-schools/s/arizona/

d. Great Schools: https://www.greatschools.org/ 

 

Charter School: Charter schools are tuition-free, public schools.  Nearly 20% of Arizona students attend an Arizona charter school! Since 1995, the number of charter schools in Arizona has grown to over 500 and charter school student enrollment has grown well over 150,000 students!

Locate a charter school near you, visit: https://educationevaluator.org/about-the-map/.

 

Home School: Homeschooling in Arizona is defined as the parent-led and privately funded education of a child at home. Parents who choose to educate their children at home are required to file an affidavit of their intent to homeschool with the state.

To learn more on how to use an Empowerment Scholarship Account and home school your child visit: https://www.afhe.org/.

 

Online Public School: Online public schools are tuition-free options for students who would prefer to learn outside of the traditional school environment.  Students can even receive special education services.

There are more than 40 approved online schools and programs available throughout Arizona!

Public School: Arizona state law allows students to attend ANY public school, based on available classroom space.  This means you aren’t limited by your address.

Find a public school near you by visiting any of the following links:

a. Schola: http://bit.ly/Find-School

c. Niche: https://www.niche.com/

d. Great Schools: https://www.greatschools.org/

 

  • Open Enrollment: Arizona state law allows students to attend ANY public school, based on available classroom space.  This means you aren’t limited by your address.
  • Public School Grades: All Arizona public and charter schools receive a letter grade from the Arizona Department of Education. What grade did your child’s school receive? Click here!