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