School Choice in
South Carolina offers K–12 students and their families several types of school choice, including two private school choice programs, charter schools, magnet schools, home schooling and inter-district public school choice via open enrollment.Explore Other States
Private School Choice
South Carolina has two private school choice programs, a tax-credit scholarship and a refundable tax credit. These programs help families send their children to participating private schools.
South Carolina Program List
Individual Tax Credit/Deduction
Public School Choice
South Carolina has inter-district public school choice, which allows students to transfer to traditional public schools outside their district. South Carolina also has magnet schools.
South Carolina has some charter schools. Charter schools are publicly funded schools that are free of many of the regulations that restrict traditional public schools.