School Choice in
Maine offers K–12 students and their families some types of school choice, including a town tuitioning program, charter schools, magnet schools, home schooling and inter-district and intra-district public school choice via an open enrollment policies.Explore Other States
Private School Choice
Maine has one private school choice program, a town tuitioning program. Town tuitioning allows students in towns that don’t have district schools to receive funding to attend a neighboring town’s public school or a private school of their choice.
Maine Program List
Public School Choice
Maine has inter-district and intra-district open enrollment policies, which allow parents to transfer to traditional public schools outside or within their district. Maine allows magnet schools.
Maine has a few charter schools. Charter schools are publicly funded schools that are free of many of the regulations that restrict traditional public schools.