Wyoming offers parents very few school choice options. The state does not support private school choice. There is some limited choice within the public education system.
Public School Choice:
Wyoming offers limited choice within the public education system, including intra-district open enrollment.
Private School Choice:
Wyoming does not offer private school choice.
The Center for Education Reform reports that Wyoming has a weak charter school law because only school boards can authorize charters. As of 2013, approximately 320 students were being served by the state’s four public charter schools, according to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
According to Keeping Pace with K-12 Online Learning, Wyoming offers several full-time and part-time online opportunities. Although there is no state-led virtual school, the Wyoming Switchboard Network (WSN) provides coursework to K-12 students. During the 2010-2011 school year, 1,476 students participated (a 28 percent increase from the previous school yea) in 8,480 WSN courses (an 18% increase from the previous year). Additionally, five school districts provide full-time programs.
<a href="http://www.schooldatadirect.org/app/location/q/stid=51/llid=111/stllid=332/locid=51/stype=/catid=-1/secid=-1/compid=-1/site=pes">Click here for detailed information</a> on Wyoming's public school system and see below for school choice contacts and a history of school choice legislation in Wyoming.