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Kentucky provides K–12 students and their families more school choice than ever, including the nation’s first tax-credit education savings account program, magnet schools, home schooling and inter- and intra-district public school choice via open enrollment.Explore Other States
Private School Choice
Kentucky is home to the nation’s first tax-credit education savings account program.
Kentucky Program List
Education Opportunity Account Program
Public School Choice
Kentucky has inter-district and intra-district open enrollment policies, which allow some students to attend traditional public schools outside their zoned school. Kentucky has some magnet schools.
Kentucky is one of a handful of states that do not have charter schools, which are publicly funded schools that are free from many of the regulations that restrict traditional public schools.
Parents have to meet certain laws in Kentucky when homeschooling their children.