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

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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 Program3,885*2%190,82339%$4,188†46%199
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 Program16,5735%354,00053%$1,89225%237
AZTax-Credit ScholarshipArizona – Lexie’s Law for Disabled and Displaced Students Tax Credit Scholarship Program936<1%132,91112%$4,69663%148
AZEducation Savings AccountArizona – Empowerment Scholarship Accounts4,525*2%259,22322%$12,400.29† 166%134
AZTax-Credit ScholarshipArizona – “Switcher” Individual Income Tax Credit Scholarship Program20,9762%1,101,14995%$1,36018%321
ARVoucherArkansas – Succeed Scholarship Program23<1%66,60313%$6,64669%26
DCVoucherDistrict of Columbia – Opportunity Scholarship Program1,1667%17,62032%$9,472†51%42
FLVoucherFlorida – John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program31,4998%392,23013%$6,99382%1,454
FLTax-Credit ScholarshipFlorida Tax Credit Scholarship Program98,457*15%675,70938%$5,458†61%1,722
FLEducation Savings AccountFlorida – Gardiner Scholarship Program7,4632%361,85212%$8,840101%1,276
GAVoucherGeorgia Special Needs Scholarship Program4,1852%199,85111%$5,61461%235
GATax-Credit ScholarshipGeorgia – Qualified Education Expense Tax Credit13,6001%1,698,28793%$3,42537%400
ILIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionIllinois – Tax Credits for Educational Expenses305,82223%1,342,579100%$2622%N/A
INTax-Credit ScholarshipIndiana – School Scholarship Tax Credit8,5012%345,13449%$1,978 20%327
INVoucherIndiana – Choice Scholarship Program34,2996%607,12554%$4,14643%313
INIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionIndiana – Private School/Homeschool Deduction53,174*51%104,8749%$1,805*19%N/A
IAIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionIowa – Tuition and Textbook Tax Credit133,31039%340,225100%$1151%N/A
IATax-Credit ScholarshipIowa – School Tuition Organization Tax Credit10,7717%145,57142%$1,58314%138
KSTax-Credit ScholarshipKansas – Tax Credit for Low Income Students Scholarship Program188<1%111,45622%$1,69317%90
LAVoucherLouisiana Scholarship Program7,1103%285,65536%$5,85654%121
LAIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionLouisiana – Elementary and Secondary School Tuition Deduction106,54993%115,17814%$4,06038%N/A
LAVoucherLouisiana – School Choice Program for Certain Students with Exceptionalities3422%19,2016%$2,26421%22
LATax-Credit ScholarshipLouisiana – Tuition Donation Rebate Program1,7061%218,32346%$4,24139%163
MEVoucherMaine – Town Tuitioning Program5,727100%5,7273%$11,162‡88%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 Program425<1%66,42113%$6,63780%21
NVTax-Credit ScholarshipNevada – Educational Choice Scholarship Program551<1%149,28853%$5,411129%91
NHTax-Credit ScholarshipNew Hampshire – Education Tax Credit Program178<1%41,20832%$1,95014%35
NCVoucherNorth Carolina – Special Education Scholarship Grants for Children with Disabilities1,144 1%197,18511%$6,50875%247
NCVoucherNorth Carolina – Opportunity Scholarships6,4521%487,33045%$4,046†47%457
OHVoucherOhio – Cleveland Scholarship Program8,00418%44,411100%$4,62040%42
OHVoucherOhio – Autism Scholarship Program3,52214%25,3121%$22,748 195%290
OHVoucherOhio – Educational Choice Scholarship Program21,84614%155,6928%$4,70540%474
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 Disabilities5531%106,02916%$6,28580%49
OKTax-Credit ScholarshipOklahoma Equal Opportunity Education Scholarships1,336<1%325,52178%$94012%87
PATax-Credit ScholarshipPennsylvania – Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program34,8265%663,97453%$1,58711%N.A.
PATax-Credit ScholarshipPennsylvania – Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program14,98712%127,6747%$2,31217%N.A.
RITax-Credit ScholarshipRhode Island – Tax Credits for Contributions to Scholarship Organizations4151%41,07439%$3,73825%51
SCTax-Credit ScholarshipSouth Carolina – Educational Credit for Exceptional Needs Children1,9512%101,05213%$4,80048%112
UTVoucherUtah – Carson Smith Special Needs Scholarship Program9051%78,22412%$4,93876%42
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 Program28,70263%45,50469%$7,50366%126
WIVoucherWisconsin – Parental Private School Choice Program (Racine)3,00732%9,51960%$7,44765%23
WIVoucherWisconsin – Parental Choice Program (Statewide)4,5403%137,92026%$7,51266%154
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 Credits141<1%34,3214%$2,69930%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.453,02496%$5,139†61%N.A.
TNEducation Savings AccountTennessee – Individualized Education Account Program87<1%18,9642%$6,721 77%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 Program246<1%120,67713%$12,129 107%28
SDTax-Credit ScholarshipSouth Dakota – Partners in Education Tax Credit Program2811%43,98247%$7488%43
MDVoucherMaryland – Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today (BOOST) Program2,4472%156,13225%$1,94314%171
NCEducation Savings AccountNorth Carolina – Personal Education Savings AccountsN/AN/A176,75910%$9,000‡104%N/A
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

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 July 6, 2017, http://www.edchoice.org/school-choice/school-choice-in-america.

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