Our Guide to Choosing a School in Ohio


Choosing a School Tool

Would you like help selecting a school setting that is right for your child?

This tool will direct you through a series of questions to help you figure out what school options are a good fit for your child.


All School Options

Would you like to see all of the information in one place on school options in Ohio?

This page will show you all of Ohio’s school choice options on one page so you can quickly find the information you need.


Learning about Schools

How can you tell if a school is a good fit for your child?

This page will give you ideas for how to learn about different schools in your area.


This page is intended to provide families with information and tools to assist with choosing a school in Ohio. Please contact the Ohio Department of Education or the school you are interested in for more detailed and updated information.

Ohio Parents and Caregivers -- Click Here to Apply to be on our Advisory Council in 2021 -- Applications Due November 26, 2020

We are now recruiting Ohio parents and caregivers of Ohio children from birth to grade 12 to be members of our advisory council beginning in January 2021!

Click here to apply now or download and share the application with families in your community.

Applications are due by November 26, 2020, and can be emailed as an attachment to OhioSFEC@osu.edu.

To read more about the work of the council, visit our state advisory council web page.