School Choice in
Virginia 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 intra-district public school choice via an open enrollment policy.Explore Other States
Private School Choice
Virginia has one private school choice program, a tax-credit scholarship. The program helps some families send their children to participating private schools.
Virginia Program List
Public School Choice
Virginia has an intra-district open enrollment policy, which allows some students to transfer to traditional public schools within their district. Virginia also has magnet schools.
Virginia has a few charter schools. Charter schools are publicly funded schools that are free of many of the regulations that restrict traditional public schools.