Parents want their children to receive quality education and to have positive experiences at school. The decisions parents make when choosing schools impact their children’s learning and success.
Federal and state law gives parents choices about where they can send their children to school. With so many options how does a parent choose? What are the choices? How do parents know what school best fits their child’s needs? To help answer these questions, read Choosing A School For Your Child created by the U.S. Department of Education. The document describes various alternatives and gives parents questions to ask schools as they evaluate various alternatives.
In Ohio, there are a variety of school options for students including public, private, community, magnet, vocational and home schools. The options vary by county and are dependent upon whether local schools qualify for public school choice.
To learn more, choose one or both of these options below:
- Search in the upper right hand search box on any Web page and enter keywords: Understanding School Options.
- Click on the word "Home" at the top left of any ODE Web page to return to the home page. Then, choose the School Options tab at the top.