School Choice in

American Samoa

American Samoa has 22 elementary schools and six high schools operated by the American Samoa Department of Education. There are an additional 15 schools operated by religious denominations or private entities. As far as we know, no local legislators have ever proposed a private educational choice program. Families can homeschool according to local laws.

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Private School Choice

American Samoa does not have a private school choice program.

Public School Choice

American Samoa has one school district and some magnet schools.

Charter Schools

American Samoa does not have a charter school law.


Parents have to follow certain laws in American Samoa when homeschooling their children.