School Choice In America

More than half of the United States offer families

educational choice options.

GUIDED TOUR

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State Program Type Program Name Participation Participation Rate Eligibility Eligibility Rate Average Funding Public Funding
TN Voucher Education Savings Account Pilot Program N/A N/A
UT Tax-Credit Scholarship Special Needs Opportunity Scholarship Program N/A N/A
WV Education Savings Account Hope Scholarship Program
KY Tax-Credit ESA Education Opportunity Account Program
AR Tax-Credit Scholarship Philanthropic Investment in Arkansas Kids Scholarship Program
IN Education Savings Account Education Scholarship Account Program
Voucher Programa Piloto de Cuentas de Ahorros de Educación N/A N/A
Education Savings Account Programas de Becas Hope
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programa de Becas de Oportunidades para Necesidades Especiales N/A N/A
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programa de Becas para Niños de Inversión Filantrópica en Arkansas
Education Savings Account Programa de Cuenta de Beca para Educación
Tax-Credit ESA Programa de Cuentas para Oportunidades Educativas
NH Education Savings Account Education Freedom Account Program
Education Savings Account Programa de Cuentas de Educación Freedom
MO Tax-Credit ESA Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program
OH Tax-Credit Scholarship Ohio Tax-Credit Scholarship Program
OH Individual Tax Credit/Deduction K–12 Home Education Tax Credit
OH Individual Tax Credit/Deduction K–12 Nonchartered Private School Tax Credit
Tax-Credit ESA Programa de cuentas de becas de empoderamiento de Missouri
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programas de Becas de Créditos Fiscales de Ohio
Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Créditos Fiscales para la Educación en el Hogar de K-12
Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Créditos Fiscales para Escuelas Privadas K-12 Sin Acreditación
NC Education Savings Account Personal Education Student Account for Children with Disabilities
FL Voucher Family Empowerment Scholarship Program (Voucher) 9,095 <1% 1,022,972 56% $7,250‡ 95%
Voucher Programa de Becas de Empoderamiento de la Familia (Vale) 9,095 <1% 1,022,972 56% $7,250‡ 95%
PR Voucher Free School Selection Program 407 <1% 282,728 56% $2,275 37%
Voucher Programa de Selección Gratuita de Escuelas 407 <1% 282,728 56% $2,275 37%
FL Tax-Credit Scholarship Hope Scholarship Program N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. $6,700‡ 96
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programas de Becas Hope N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. $6,700‡ 96
IL Tax-Credit Scholarship Invest in Kids Program N/A N/A
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programa de Inversión en Niños N/A N/A
NH Voucher Town Tuitioning Program 17 16% 107 <1% $14,000† 88%
Voucher Nuevo Hampshire – Programa de matrículas de la ciudad 17 16% 107 <1% $14,000† 88%
NC Education Savings Account Personal Education Savings Accounts 282 <1% 181,013 10% $8,746 96%
Education Savings Account Cuentas personales de ahorro de educación 282 <1% 181,013 10% $8,746 96%
MD Voucher Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today (BOOST) Program 3,168 2% 127,833 20% $2,047 14%
Voucher Programa de Ampliación Actual de Opciones y Oportunidades para los Estudiantes (BOOST) 3,168 2% 127,833 20% $2,047 14%
SD Tax-Credit Scholarship Partners in Education Tax Credit Program 281 1% 43,982 47% $748 8%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programa de créditos fiscales para socios en la educación 281 1% 43,982 47% $748 8%
WI Voucher Special Needs Scholarship Program N.A. N.A. 122,654 13% $12,000 106%
Voucher Váucher de Necesidades Especiales en Wisconsin N.A. N.A. 122,654 13% $12,000 106%
SC Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Refundable Educational Credit for Exceptional Needs Children N.A. N.A. 98,929 13% $10,000‡ 103%
Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Crédito Educativo Reembolsable para Niños con Necesidades Excepcionales N.A. N.A. 98,929 13% $10,000‡ 103%
TN Education Savings Account Individualized Education Account Program N.A. N.A. 17,386 2% $5,830* 63%
Education Savings Account Programa de Cuentas de Educación Individualizada N.A. N.A. 17,386 2% $5,830* 63%
MT Tax-Credit Scholarship Tax Credits for Contributions to Student Scholarship Organizations 25 <1% 151,250 100% $500 5%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Créditos Fiscales por Contribuciones a Organizaciones de Becas Estudiantiles 25 <1% 151,250 100% $500 5%
AL Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Accountability Act of 2013 Parent-Taxpayer Refundable Tax Credits 122 1% 24,624 3% $2,425 30%
Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Ley de Responsabilidad de Créditos Fiscales Reembolsables al Padre-Contribuyente de 2013 de Alabama 122 1% 24,624 3% $2,425 30%
WI Individual Tax Credit/Deduction K–12 Private School Tuition Deduction 38,500† 34% 112,025 12% $4,696† 42%
Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Deducción en Inscripción de Escuela Privada K–12 38,500† 34% 112,025 12% $4,696† 42%
WI Voucher Parental Choice Program (Statewide) 3,061 79% 3,894 16% $7,399 66%
Voucher Programa de Elección Parental (Estatal) 3,061 79% 3,894 16% $7,399 66%
WI Voucher Parental Private School Choice Program (Racine) 2,127 30% 7,038 45% $7,337 65%
Voucher Programa de Elección Parental de Escuela Privada (Racine) 2,127 30% 7,038 45% $7,337 65%
WI Voucher Milwaukee Parental Choice Program 28,978 59% 48,729 75% $7,943 69%
Voucher Programa de Elección Parental de Milwaukee 28,978 59% 48,729 75% $7,943 69%
VA Tax-Credit Scholarship Education Improvement Scholarships Tax Credits Program 1,368 <1% 298,808 33% $2,535 23%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programa de Créditos Fiscales de Becas para la Mejora de la Educación 1,368 <1% 298,808 33% $2,535 23%
VT Voucher Vermont – Town Tuitioning Program 3,627 100% 3,627 4% $13,152 72%
Voucher Vermont – Programa de Matrículas de la Ciudad 3,627 100% 3,627 4% $13,152 72%
UT Voucher Carson Smith Special Needs Scholarship Program 907 1% 73,319 11% $6,123* 85%
Voucher Programa de becas para necesidades especiales Carson Smith 907 1% 73,319 11% $6,123* 85%
SC Tax-Credit Scholarship Educational Credit for Exceptional Needs Children Fund 2,100 2% 100,081 13% $4,078 42%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Fondo de Crédito Educativo para Niños con Necesidades Excepcionales 2,100 2% 100,081 13% $4,078 42%
RI Tax-Credit Scholarship Tax Credits for Contributions to Scholarship Organizations 503 1% 41,620 38% $3,024 20%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Créditos Fiscales por Contribuciones a Organizaciones de Becas 503 1% 41,620 38% $3,024 20%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Créditos Fiscales por Contribuciones a Organizaciones de Becas 503 1% 41,620 38% $3,024 20%
PA Tax-Credit Scholarship Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program 14,987 11% 138,438 7% $2,312 17%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programa de créditos fiscales para becas de oportunidades 14,987 11% 138,438 7% $2,312 17%
PA Tax-Credit Scholarship Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program 34,826 5% 686,327 54% $1,587 11%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programa de créditos fiscales para la mejora educativa 34,826 5% 686,327 54% $1,587 11%
OK Tax-Credit Scholarship Oklahoma Equal Opportunity Education Scholarships 1,336 <1% 329,157 79% $940 12%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Becas de educación de igualdad de oportunidades de Oklahoma 1,336 <1% 329,157 79% $940 12%
OK Voucher Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarships for Students with Disabilities 827 1% 102,791 15% $6,624 82%
Voucher Becas Lindsey Nicole Henry para estudiantes con discapacidades 827 1% 102,791 15% $6,624 82%
OH Voucher Income-Based Scholarship Program 5,718 1% 732,384 60% $3,761 33%
Voucher Programa de becas en función del ingreso 5,718 1% 732,384 60% $3,761 33%
OH Voucher Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program 6,373 3% 253,800 13% $9,913 85%
Voucher Programa de becas para necesidades especiales Jon Peterson 6,373 3% 253,800 13% $9,913 85%
OH Voucher Educational Choice Scholarship Program 24,885 4% 568,705 29% $4,762 41%
Voucher Programa de Becas Educativas Choice 24,885 4% 568,705 29% $4,762 41%
OH Voucher Autism Scholarship Program 3,193 14% 22,444 1% $20,279 179%
Voucher Programa de Becas de Autismo 3,193 14% 22,444 1% $20,279 179%
OH Voucher Cleveland Scholarship Program 8,008 17% 47,050 100% $3,101 27%
Voucher Programa de Becas de Cleveland en Ohio 8,008 17% 47,050 100% $3,101 27%
NC Voucher Opportunity Scholarships 12,183 3% 475,204 44% $3,936 43%
Voucher Becas de oportunidades 12,183 3% 475,204 44% $3,936 43%
NC Voucher Special Education Scholarship Grants for Children with Disabilities 828* <1% 193,699 12% $7,421† 87%
Voucher Subsidios para becas de educación especial para niños con discapacidades 828* <1% 193,699 12% $7,421† 87%
NH Tax-Credit Scholarship Education Tax Credit Program 178 <1% 41,326 30% $1,950 14%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programa de créditos fiscales de educación 178 <1% 41,326 30% $1,950 14%
NV Tax-Credit Scholarship Nevada Educational Choice Scholarship Program 551 <1% 149,277 54% $10,825 129%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programa de Becas de Elección Educativa de Nevada 551 <1% 149,277 54% $10,825 129%
MS Education Savings Account Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs Program 502 <1% 65,819 19% $6,765 80%
Education Savings Account Programa de Igualdad de Oportunidades para Estudiantes con Necesidades Especiales 502 <1% 65,819 19% $6,765 80%
MS Voucher Nate Rogers Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Program 2 <1% 12,164 3% $5,459 65%
Voucher Programa de Becas Nate Rogers para Estudiantes con Discapacidades 2 <1% 12,164 3% $5,459 65%
MS Voucher Mississippi Dyslexia Therapy Scholarship for Students with Dyslexia Program 249 2% 13,479 3% $5,114 61%
Voucher Programa de Becas de Terapia de Dislexia para Estudiantes con Dislexia de Mississippi 249 2% 13,479 3% $5,114 61%
MN Individual Tax Credit/Deduction K–12 Education Credit 52,046 40% 128,589 21% $259 2%
Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Crédito para la Educación de Jardín de Infantes a 12.º Grado 52,046 40% 128,589 21% $259 2%
MN Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Education Deduction 209,963 35% 604,987 100% $1,154 10%
Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Deducción por Educación 209,963 35% 604,987 100% $1,154 10%
ME Voucher Town Tuitioning Program 5,374 100% 5,374 3% $11,093‡ 75%
Voucher Programa de Matrículas de la Ciudad 5,374 100% 5,374 3% $11,093‡ 75%
LA Tax-Credit Scholarship Tuition Donation Credit Program 776 <1% 205,590 44% $4,241 39%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programa de Crédito para Donación de Matrículas 776 <1% 205,590 44% $4,241 39%
LA Voucher School Choice Program for Certain Students with Exceptionalities 486 2% 29,037 10% $2,340 21%
Voucher Programa de Elección de Escuelas para Ciertos Estudiantes con Excepcionalidades 486 2% 29,037 10% $2,340 21%
LA Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Elementary and Secondary School Tuition Deduction 106,549 95% 112,645 14% $4,060 38%
Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Deducción de la Matrícula de la Escuela Primaria y Secundaria 106,549 95% 112,645 14% $4,060 38%
LA Voucher Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence Program 6,892 3% 265,750 31% $6,178 55%
Voucher Programas de Becas de Louisiana 6,892 3% 265,750 31% $6,178 55%
KS Tax-Credit Scholarship Tax Credit for Low Income Students Scholarship Program 109 <1% 109,764 22% $2,483 25%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programa de Becas de Crédito Fiscal para Estudiantes de Bajos Ingresos 109 <1% 109,764 22% $2,483 25%
IA Tax-Credit Scholarship School Tuition Organization Tax Credit 10,848 9% 125,472 36% $1,624 15%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Crédito Fiscal de Organizaciones para Matrículas Escolares 10,848 9% 125,472 36% $1,624 15%
IA Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Tuition and Textbook Tax Credit 133,310 38% 349,168 100% $115 1%
Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Crédito Fiscal para Libros de Texto y Matrícula 133,310 38% 349,168 100% $115 1%
IN Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Private School/Homeschool Deduction 53,174* 48% 111,872 10% $1,805* 19%
Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Deducción para la Educación en Escuela Privada o en el Hogar 53,174* 48% 111,872 10% $1,805* 19%
IN Voucher Choice Scholarship Program 36,290 11% 342,281 47% $4,449 44%
Voucher Programas de Becas Choice 36,290 11% 342,281 47% $4,449 44%
IN Tax-Credit Scholarship School Scholarship Tax Credit 9,424 3% 369,162 52% $1,668 17%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Crédito Fiscal de Becas Escolares 9,424 3% 369,162 52% $1,668 17%
IL Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Tax Credits for Educational Expenses 285,972 21% 1,353,296 100% $280 2%
Individual Tax Credit/Deduction Créditos Fiscales para Gastos Educativos 285,972 21% 1,353,296 100% $280 2%
GA Tax-Credit Scholarship Qualified Education Expense Tax Credit 12,917 1% 1,678,482 89% $3,425 37%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Crédito Fiscal de Gastos Educativos Calificados 12,917 1% 1,678,482 89% $3,425 37%
GA Voucher Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Program 4,873 2% 199,084 10% $6,814 67%
Voucher Programa de Becas para Necesidades Especiales de Georgia 4,873 2% 199,084 10% $6,814 67%
FL Education Savings Account Family Empowerment Scholarship Program (ESA) 13,884 4% 355,242 12% $10,508* 115%
Education Savings Account Programa de Becas de Empoderamiento de la Familia (ESA) 13,884 4% 355,242 12% $10,508* 115%
FL Tax-Credit Scholarship Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program 97,826* 16% 615,086 35% $5,476† 63%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programa de Becas de Créditos Fiscales de Florida 97,826* 16% 615,086 35% $5,476† 63%
FL Voucher John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program 28,935 8% 373,216 11% $7,557* 76%
Voucher Programa de Becas para Estudiantes con Discapacidades John M. McKay 28,935 8% 373,216 11% $7,557* 76%
DC Voucher D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program 1,724 10% 17,136 33% $9,531 46%
Voucher Programa de Becas de Oportunidades del Distrito de Columbia 1,724 10% 17,136 33% $9,531 46%
AR Voucher Succeed Scholarship Program 427 <1% 73,050 14% $6,781 68%
Voucher Programas de Becas Succeed 427 <1% 73,050 14% $6,781 68%
AZ Tax-Credit Scholarship “Switcher” Individual Income Tax Credit Scholarship Program 16,493 1% 1,177,655 >99% $1,496 18%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programa de Becas de Crédito Fiscal al Ingreso Individual “Switcher” 16,493 1% 1,177,655 >99% $1,496 18%
AZ Education Savings Account Empowerment Scholarship Accounts 6,967 3% 253,228 22% $12,585* 166%
Education Savings Account Cuentas de Becas de Empoderamiento 6,967 3% 253,228 22% $12,585* 166%
AZ Tax-Credit Scholarship Lexie’s Law for Disabled and Displaced Students Tax Credit Scholarship Program 808 1% 131,863 12% $4,447 62%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Ley de Lexie para el Programa de Becas de Crédito Fiscal para Estudiantes Discapacitados y Desplazados 808 1% 131,863 12% $4,447 62%
AZ Tax-Credit Scholarship Low-Income Corporate Income Tax Credit Scholarship Program 16,573 5% 352,135 53% $1,892 25%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programa de Becas de Crédito Fiscal a Empresas de Bajos Ingresos 16,573 5% 352,135 53% $1,892 25%
AZ Tax-Credit Scholarship Original Individual Income Tax Credit Scholarship Program 30,049 5% 658,513 100% $1,846 25%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programa Original de Becas de Crédito Fiscal al Ingreso Individual 30,049 5% 658,513 100% $1,846 25%
AL Tax-Credit Scholarship Education Scholarship Program 3802 1% 276,156 57% $4,869† 54%
Tax-Credit Scholarship Programa de Becas de Educación 3802 1% 276,156 57% $4,869† 54%