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More than half of the United States offer families educational choice options.

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Get participation, eligibility and funding data for America’s educational choice programs.

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State Program Type Program Name Participation Participation Rate Eligibility Eligibility Rate Average Funding Public Funding Schools
ALTax-Credit ScholarshipAlabama – Education Scholarship Program3,5792%183,30337%$6,03966%162
AZTax-Credit ScholarshipArizona – Original Individual Income Tax Credit Scholarship Program31,5785%665,587100%$1,72423%330
AZTax-Credit ScholarshipArizona – Low-Income Corporate Income Tax Credit Scholarship Program20,0765%387,24558%$2,16529%242
AZTax-Credit ScholarshipArizona – Lexie’s Law for Disabled and Displaced Students Tax Credit Scholarship Program936<1%133,45611%$4,69662%148
AZEducation Savings AccountArizona – Empowerment Scholarship Accounts5,4092%259,22322%$14,518*191%134
AZTax-Credit ScholarshipArizona – “Switcher” Individual Income Tax Credit Scholarship Program20,9762%1,101,14993%$1,36018%321
ARVoucherArkansas – Succeed Scholarship Program174<1%71,15414%$6,71368%22
DCVoucherDistrict of Columbia – Opportunity Scholarship Program1,6539%17,73734%$9,57046%46
FLVoucherFlorida – John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program31,0448%393,02513% $7,104 78%1,482
FLTax-Credit ScholarshipFlorida Tax Credit Scholarship Program108,09812%872,63648%$5,93065%1,818
FLEducation Savings AccountFlorida – Gardiner Scholarship Program11,9173%343,64811%$10,418*114%3,396
GAVoucherGeorgia Special Needs Scholarship Program4,6642%202,30810%$6,22366%249
GATax-Credit ScholarshipGeorgia – Qualified Education Expense Tax Credit13,2471%1,698,28788%$3,45436%400
ILIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionIllinois – Tax Credits for Educational Expenses297,49223%1,342,579100%$2622%N/A
INTax-Credit ScholarshipIndiana – School Scholarship Tax Credit9,3492%434,59460%$1,79819%341
INVoucherIndiana – Choice Scholarship Program35,4585%719,31950%$4,34246%318
INIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionIndiana – Private School/Homeschool Deduction54,75529%186,72715%$1,80519%N/A
IAIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionIowa – Tuition and Textbook Tax Credit117,78834%349,173100%$1301%N/A
IATax-Credit ScholarshipIowa – School Tuition Organization Tax Credit10,7525%206,05958%$1,64514%145
KSTax-Credit ScholarshipKansas – Tax Credit for Low Income Students Scholarship Program292<1%35,2487%$2,31522%106
LAVoucherLouisiana Scholarship Program6,6953%257,67430%$5,86953%120
LAIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionLouisiana – Elementary and Secondary School Tuition Deduction106,54970%152,95517%$4,06038%N/A
LAVoucherLouisiana – School Choice Program for Certain Students with Exceptionalities3362%18,8906%$2,32821%21
LATax-Credit ScholarshipLouisiana – Tuition Donation Credit Program1,7031%226,01147%$4,14837%162
MEVoucherMaine – Town Tuitioning Program5,727100%5,7273%$11,162‡80%64
MNIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionMinnesota – Education Deduction212,73134%613,580100%$1,14910%N/A
MNIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionMinnesota – K–12 Education Credit49,95241%121,93920%$2552%N/A
MSVoucherMississippi Dyslexia Therapy Scholarship for Students with Dyslexia Program1651%28,3105%$4,98059%5
MSVoucherMississippi – Nate Rogers Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Program00%13,6043%$00%0
MSEducation Savings AccountMississippi – Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs Program153<1%66,44512%$6,50077%23
NVTax-Credit ScholarshipNevada – Educational Choice Scholarship Program2,1331%156,43854%$5,11461%86
NHTax-Credit ScholarshipNew Hampshire – Education Tax Credit Program332<1%48,22735%$2,14814%51
NCVoucherNorth Carolina – Special Education Scholarship Grants for Children with Disabilities1,196 1%197,18511%$6,77579%212
NCVoucherNorth Carolina – Opportunity Scholarships7,3712%487,33045%$3,80745%405
OHVoucherOhio – Cleveland Scholarship Program8,00418%44,411100%$4,62039%42
OHVoucherOhio – Autism Scholarship Program3,52214%25,3121%$22,748 194%290
OHVoucherOhio – Educational Choice Scholarship Program21,84614%155,6928%$4,70540%482
OHVoucherOhio – Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program4,9302%254,17613%$9,818 84%263
OHVoucherOhio – Income-Based Scholarship Program7,5812%396,18533%$4,08435%474
OKVoucherOklahoma – Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarships for Students with Disabilities6691%106,20515%$6,161*76%52
OKTax-Credit ScholarshipOklahoma Equal Opportunity Education Scholarships2,209<1%347,95382%$1,76522%93
PATax-Credit ScholarshipPennsylvania – Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program30,4695%783,66262%$1,67312%258
PATax-Credit ScholarshipPennsylvania – Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program11,4179%130,0446%$2,66819%934
RITax-Credit ScholarshipRhode Island – Tax Credits for Contributions to Scholarship Organizations4331%41,11638%$3,70423%42
SCTax-Credit ScholarshipSouth Carolina – Educational Credit for Exceptional Needs Children1,9722%101,05213%$5,13652%106
UTVoucherUtah – Carson Smith Special Needs Scholarship Program8821%78,42912%$5,90587%55
VTVoucherVermont – Town Tuitioning Program3,350100%3,3504%$13,15277%435
VATax-Credit ScholarshipVirginia – Education Improvement Scholarships Tax Credits Program2,4191%325,74637%$3,13428%169
WIVoucherWisconsin – Milwaukee Parental Choice Program28,91762%45,50469%$7,70867%126
WIVoucherWisconsin – Parental Private School Choice Program (Racine)3,32435%9,51960%$7,66966%26
WIVoucherWisconsin – Parental Choice Program (Statewide)7,1405%137,92026%$7,71267%213
WIIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionWisconsin – K–12 Private School Tuition Deduction36,64031%126,03513%$4,93242%N/A
ALIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionAlabama – Accountability Act of 2013 Parent-Taxpayer Refundable Tax Credits145<1%43,8765%$2,81431%N/A
MTTax-Credit ScholarshipMontana – Tax Credits for Contributions to Student Scholarship Organizations25<1%151,730100%$5005%12
NVEducation Savings AccountNevada – Education Savings AccountsN.A.N.A.453,02493%$5,139†61%N.A.
TNEducation Savings AccountTennessee – Individualized Education Account Program137<1%18,9642%$6,597*75%14
SCIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionSouth Carolina – Refundable Educational Credit for Exceptional Needs ChildrenN.A.N.A.99,10113%$10,000‡103%N/A
WIVoucherWisconsin – Special Needs Scholarship Program692<1%120,67713%$12,212105%59
SDTax-Credit ScholarshipSouth Dakota – Partners in Education Tax Credit Program4811%40,31543%$603 7%42
MDVoucherMaryland – Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today (BOOST) Program2,6592%156,13225%$2,29416%241
NCEducation Savings AccountNorth Carolina – Personal Education Savings Accounts300N/A176,75910%$9,000‡106%145
NHVoucherNew Hampshire – Town Tuitioning ProgramN.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.
ILTax-Credit ScholarshipIllinois – Invest in Kids ProgramN/AN/A342,43952%$12,973‡94%N/A
FLTax-Credit ScholarshipFlorida – Hope Scholarship ProgramN.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.$6,70096%N.A.
PRVoucherPuerto Rico – Free School Selection ProgramN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Note: Year is school-year ending or calendar year, depending on the program. Please click the name of the program to see the program page for more detail.

 

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“School Choice in America,” EdChoice, last modified June 26, 2018 http://www.edchoice.org/school-choice/school-choice-in-america.

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