School Choice in


Guam has a few educational choice options, including a few charter schools and homeschooling. Guam has 26 elementary schools, eight middle schools, eight high schools and an alternative school that are all operated by the Guam Department of Education as a single unified district. The district serves about 30,000 students. There are also 30 private schools operated by religious denominations and non-religious organizations. As far as we know, no local legislators have ever proposed a private educational choice program.

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Private School Choice

Guam does not have a private school choice program.

Public School Choice

Guam does not have any type of open enrollment policy, nor does it have magnet schools. It does have some charter schools.

Charter Schools

Guam has a few public charter schools.


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