School Choice in


Nevada offers K–12 students and their families several types of school choice, including a private school choice program, charter schools, magnet schools, home schooling and inter-district public school choice via an open enrollment policy.

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Private School Choice

Nevada has one private school choice program, a tax-credit scholarship. The program helps some families send their children to participating private schools.

Public School Choice

Nevada has an inter-district open enrollment policy, which allows some students to transfer to traditional public schools outside their district. Nevada also has magnet schools.

Charter Schools

Nevada has some charter schools. Charter schools are publicly funded schools that are free of many of the regulations that restrict traditional public schools.


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