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School Choice

School Choice in America Dashboard

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


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.

School Choice By State

Click the program types in the sidebar to filter by program. You can also click on your state for detailed school choice information.

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


Remember, you can scroll down to download your results and click into each program for a detailed breakdown.

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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 Program3,8372%180,79237%$3,211*35%200
AZTax-Credit ScholarshipArizona – Original Individual Income Tax Credit Scholarship Program32,5855%678,438100%$1,78024%276
AZTax-Credit ScholarshipArizona – Low-Income Corporate Income Tax Credit Scholarship Program20,9515%387,24558%$2,47033%206
AZTax-Credit ScholarshipArizona – Lexie’s Law for Disabled and Displaced Students Tax Credit Scholarship Program1,1031%140,70212%$5,21469%142
AZEducation Savings AccountArizona – Empowerment Scholarship Accounts6,4502%259,22322%$12,808169%134
AZTax-Credit ScholarshipArizona – “Switcher” Individual Income Tax Credit Scholarship Program22,3482%1,177,65599%$1,47619%266
ARVoucherArkansas – Succeed Scholarship Program260<1%73,05014%$6,781‡69%34
DCVoucherDistrict of Columbia – Opportunity Scholarship Program1,64510%16,91933%$9,53146%46
FLVoucherFlorida – John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program30,6958%371,54212%$7,15779%1,525
FLTax-Credit ScholarshipFlorida Tax Credit Scholarship Program104,09112%893,48049%$6,19368%1,825
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 Credit13,8951%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 Credit9,7432%434,59460%$2,10822%341
INVoucherIndiana – Choice Scholarship Program36,2905%719,31950%$4,44946%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%206,05958%$1,61415%145
KSTax-Credit ScholarshipKansas – Tax Credit for Low Income Students Scholarship Program3691%35,7157%$4,05839%114
LAVoucherLouisiana Scholarship Program6,9283%265,75031%$6,00754%122
LAIndividual Tax Credit/DeductionLouisiana – Elementary and Secondary School Tuition Deduction77,09750%152,95518%$5,44849%N/A
LAVoucherLouisiana – School Choice Program for Certain Students with Exceptionalities3941%29,03710%$2,19020%20
LATax-Credit ScholarshipLouisiana – Tuition Donation Credit Program1,7031%226,01147%$4,14837%162
MEVoucherMaine – Town Tuitioning Program5,091100%5,0913%$11,093‡75%47
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
MSVoucherMississippi Dyslexia Therapy Scholarship for Students with Dyslexia Program2522%13,4793%$4,98559%6
MSVoucherMississippi – Nate Rogers Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Program1<1%12,1643%$4,98559%1
MSEducation Savings AccountMississippi – Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs Program356<1%65,81919%$6,49477%51
NVTax-Credit ScholarshipNevada – Educational Choice Scholarship Program2,3062%152,25352%$5,37064%61
NHTax-Credit ScholarshipNew Hampshire – Education Tax Credit Program4131%46,09734%$2,24715%51
NCVoucherNorth Carolina – Special Education Scholarship Grants for Children with Disabilities1,754 1%198,81011%$5,95370%230
NCVoucherNorth Carolina – Opportunity Scholarships9,6512%475,20444%$3,93646%452
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 Program22,60815%155,6928%$4,76241%482
OHVoucherOhio – Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program5,6212%253,80013%$9,913 85%377
OHVoucherOhio – Income-Based Scholarship Program9,5323%418,67734%$4,09735%405
OKVoucherOklahoma – Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarships for Students with Disabilities8271%108,45516%$6,62482%61
OKTax-Credit ScholarshipOklahoma Equal Opportunity Education Scholarships2,5001%347,82782%$1,95124%99
PATax-Credit ScholarshipPennsylvania – Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program37,7255%837,72366%$1,81613%N.A.
PATax-Credit ScholarshipPennsylvania – Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program14,4199%157,2408%$2,49017%N.A.
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 Program9781%78,42912%$5,816 86%55
VTVoucherVermont – Town Tuitioning Program3,350100%3,3504%$13,15277%435
VATax-Credit ScholarshipVirginia – Education Improvement Scholarships Tax Credits Program4,4351%347,32039%$3,13428%175
WIVoucherWisconsin – Milwaukee Parental Choice Program28,91764%45,50469%$7,70867%129
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 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%$4,696*54%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 Program692<1%120,67713%$12,212106%59
SDTax-Credit ScholarshipSouth Dakota – Partners in Education Tax Credit Program4811%40,24842%$603 7%42
MDVoucherMaryland – Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today (BOOST) Program3,1684%59,45210%$2,04714%161
NCEducation Savings AccountNorth Carolina – Personal Education Savings Accounts277<1%199,51211%$6,547103%72
NHVoucherNew Hampshire – Town Tuitioning Program98%107<1%N/AN/A1
ILTax-Credit ScholarshipIllinois – Invest in Kids Program7,1781%594,12552%$7,38054%447
FLTax-Credit ScholarshipFlorida – Hope Scholarship Program66<1%2,732,11283%$7,111‡78%N.A.
PRVoucherPuerto Rico – Free School Selection ProgramN/AN/A79,93662%N/AN/AN/A
FLVoucherFlorida – Family Empowerment Scholarship ProgramN.A.N.A.N.A.54%$7,122N.A.N.A.
TNVoucherTennessee – Education Savings Account Pilot ProgramN/AN/A197,59160%$7,300‡83%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.


* Partial Data

† Projected Amount

‡ Maximum Amount


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“School Choice in America,” EdChoice, last modified August 23, 2019

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