Education Options

When it comes to education, one size doesn’t fit all. Our children deserve a high-quality education that is tailored to their needs. The right education can completely change a child’s life. 

It’s a decision that belongs to you because no one knows your children better. You know their needs, their likes, and dislikes, their strengths, and weaknesses. It makes sense that you are the one who gets to decide what school they attend.

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Families desiring to educate their children at home may do so by notifying their local school district superintendent and meeting the requirements outlined in Ohio law.  Once requirements are met…

Community (Charter) Schools

Community schools (also known as charter schools) are independently operated public schools that are not part of a school district. They are tuition-free, non-profits that can be online (e-school) or…

Scholarship Programs (Vouchers)

Across Ohio, thousands of parents are using state-funded scholarships to send their children to the school of their choice. Through Ohio’s scholarship programs, parents are able to use a portion…

Private (Nonpublic) Schools

There are two types of private schools in Ohio. The first type of private school is a Chartered Nonpublic School. These private schools opted to apply for and receive a charter granted…


Ohio’s ACE program What is ACE? The Ohio Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) Educational Savings Account provides funds to a student’s parent or guardian to use on various enrichment and educational…

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