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School Choice in America Dashboard

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

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Customize your results by filtering the school choice program types you’re interested in learning more about: education savings accounts, school vouchers, tax-credit scholarships and individual tax credits and deductions.

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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 Program4,0062%180,79237%$5,960*65%159
AZTax-Credit ScholarshipArizona – Original Individual Income Tax Credit Scholarship Program32,5855%678,438100%$1,78022%341
AZTax-Credit ScholarshipArizona – Low-Income Corporate Income Tax Credit Scholarship Program20,9645%387,24558%$2,46931%248
AZTax-Credit ScholarshipArizona – Lexie’s Law for Disabled and Displaced Students Tax Credit Scholarship Program1,1031%140,70212%$5,21465%164
AZTax-Credit ScholarshipArizona – “Switcher” Individual Income Tax Credit Scholarship Program22,3482%1,177,65599%$1,47618%331
ARVoucherArkansas – Succeed Scholarship Program427<1%73,05014%$6,781 68%34
FLTax-Credit ScholarshipFlorida Tax Credit Scholarship Program108,57012%914,03950%$6,195*68%1,836
GATax-Credit ScholarshipGeorgia – Qualified Education Expense Tax Credit13,8951%1,891,75789%$4,00842%400
ILIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionIllinois – Tax Credits for Educational Expenses297,49223%1,342,579100%$2622%N/A
INTax-Credit ScholarshipIndiana – School Scholarship Tax Credit10,1462%439,90061%$2,14521%341
INVoucherIndiana – Choice Scholarship Program36,29011%342,28147%$4,44944%329
INIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionIndiana – Private School/Homeschool Deduction56,02537%149,46012%$1,80419%N/A
IAIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionIowa – Tuition and Textbook Tax Credit116,70733%350,647100%$1311%N/A
IATax-Credit ScholarshipIowa – School Tuition Organization Tax Credit10,7915%207,84159%$1,61415%144
KSTax-Credit ScholarshipKansas – Tax Credit for Low Income Students Scholarship Program3691%35,7157%$4,05837%114
LAVoucherLouisiana Scholarship Program6,8923%265,75031%$6,178 55%128
LAIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionLouisiana – Elementary and Secondary School Tuition Deduction77,09750%152,95518%$5,44849%N/A
LATax-Credit ScholarshipLouisiana – Tuition Donation Credit Program2,1151%226,89848%$4,37939%228
MNIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionMinnesota – Education Deduction212,16034%619,652100%$1,14510%N/A
MNIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionMinnesota – K–12 Education Credit46,94837%128,50221%$2542%N/A
NVTax-Credit ScholarshipNevada – Educational Choice Scholarship Program2,3062%152,25352%$5,37058%61
NHTax-Credit ScholarshipNew Hampshire – Education Tax Credit Program4131%47,58435%$2,24714%58
NCVoucherNorth Carolina – Special Education Scholarship Grants for Children with Disabilities1,754 1%198,81011%$5,95370%230
NCVoucherNorth Carolina – Opportunity Scholarships12,1833%475,20444%$3,93643%447
OHVoucherOhio – Cleveland Scholarship Program7,43816%46,635100%$4,86341%41
OHVoucherOhio – Autism Scholarship Program3,78915%23,7411%$22,996 196%265
OHVoucherOhio – Educational Choice Scholarship Program24,8854%568,70529%$4,76241%320
OHVoucherOhio – Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program6,3733%253,80013%$9,913 85%338
OHVoucherOhio – Income-Based Scholarship Program9,5323%418,67734%$4,09735%405
OKVoucherOklahoma – Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarships for Students with Disabilities8271%102,79115%$6,62482%61
OKTax-Credit ScholarshipOklahoma Equal Opportunity Education Scholarships2,5551%352,55683%$2,01725%102
PATax-Credit ScholarshipPennsylvania – Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program37,7255%867,33568%$1,81611%N.A.
PATax-Credit ScholarshipPennsylvania – Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program14,4199%157,2408%$2,49017%16%
RITax-Credit ScholarshipRhode Island – Tax Credits for Contributions to Scholarship Organizations3971%40,66838%$3,41622%35
SCTax-Credit ScholarshipSouth Carolina – Educational Credit for Exceptional Needs Children Fund1,9512%101,77613%$4,97351%112
UTVoucherUtah – Carson Smith Special Needs Scholarship Program9071%73,31911%$6,123*85%105
VATax-Credit ScholarshipVirginia – Education Improvement Scholarships Tax Credits Program4,4351%347,32039%$3,13426%175
WIVoucherWisconsin – Parental Private School Choice Program (Racine)3,65039%9,25260%$7,66966%26
WIVoucherWisconsin – Parental Choice Program (Statewide)9,7467%137,92026%$7,93269%254
WIIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionWisconsin – K–12 Private School Tuition Deduction37,07031%126,03513%$4,83942%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%158,551100%$5005%12
TNEducation Savings AccountTennessee – Individualized Education Account Program137<1%19,8372%$5,830*63%14
SCIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionSouth Carolina – Refundable Educational Credit for Exceptional Needs Children322<1%101,77613%$6,211 63%N/A
WIVoucherWisconsin – Special Needs Scholarship Program1,058<1%121,09013%$12,212102%97
SDTax-Credit ScholarshipSouth Dakota – Partners in Education Tax Credit Program7201%35,29937%$4194%45
ILTax-Credit ScholarshipIllinois – Invest in Kids Program7,1781%604,24644%$7,38048%447
FLTax-Credit ScholarshipFlorida – Hope Scholarship Program66<1%2,732,11283%$7,112‡78%N.A.
PRVoucherPuerto Rico – Free School Selection Program407<1%282,72856%$2,27537%65
TNVoucherTennessee – Education Savings Account Pilot ProgramN/AN/A197,59160%$7,300‡83%N/A
FLVoucherFlorida – Family Empowerment Scholarship Program9,095<1%1,022,97256%$7,250‡95%N.A.
NHVoucherNew Hampshire – Town Tuitioning Program1716%107<1%$14,000†88%4
MDVoucherMaryland – Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today (BOOST) Program3,1682%127,83320%$2,04714%161
LAVoucherLouisiana – School Choice Program for Certain Students with Exceptionalities4862%29,03710%$2,340 21%22
VTVoucherVermont – Town Tuitioning Program3,627100%3,6274%$13,15272%142
NCEducation Savings AccountNorth Carolina – Personal Education Savings Accounts282<1%181,01310%$8,74696%78
MEVoucherMaine – Town Tuitioning Program5,374100%5,3743%$11,093‡75%60
WIVoucherWisconsin – Milwaukee Parental Choice Program28,97859%48,72975%$7,94369%130
MSVoucherMississippi Dyslexia Therapy Scholarship for Students with Dyslexia Program2492%13,4793%$5,11461%6
MSVoucherMississippi – Nate Rogers Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Program2<1%12,1643%$5,45965%1
MSEducation Savings AccountMississippi – Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs Program502<1%65,81919%$6,76580%98
AZEducation Savings AccountArizona – Empowerment Scholarship Accounts6,9673%259,22322%$12,585*166%134
DCVoucherDistrict of Columbia – Opportunity Scholarship Program1,72410%17,13633%$9,53146%41
FLVoucherFlorida – John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program28,9358%373,21611%$7,557*76%1,516
FLEducation Savings AccountFlorida – Gardiner Scholarship Program13,8844%343,64811%$10,508*115%1,634
GAVoucherGeorgia Special Needs Scholarship Program4,8732%199,08410%$6,814 67%261
UTTax-Credit ScholarshipUtah – Special Needs Opportunity Scholarship ProgramN.A.N.A.73,31911%$7,030‡98%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 Dashboard,” EdChoice, last modified February 4, 2020 http://www.edchoice.org/school-choice/school-choice-in-america.

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