School Choice in
New Jersey provides K–12 students and their families some types of school choice, including charter schools, magnet schools, home schooling and inter-district public school choice via open enrollment. New Jersey does not have a private school choice program.Fast Facts Policy Toolkit Regulations State Groups
Private School Choice
New Jersey does not have a private school choice program.
Public School Choice
New Jersey has an inter-district open enrollment policy, which allow some students to attend traditional public schools outside their district. New Jersey has some magnet schools, but they are run by counties.
New Jersey has a number of 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 New Jersey when homeschooling their children.