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