Did you know…?
- A town or district that does not offer grades can tuition students to other schools for those grades.
- You can tuition students to non-religious private schools.
- Receiving schools can be in New Hampshire or in neighboring states, like Vermont and Maine.
- Districts can cap tuition, with the parents paying anything above those caps.
- The tuition for many private schools is less than tuition for public schools.
- Town tuitioning has been ongoing in New Hampshire for over 100 years.
- Some Cooperative districts tuition students to schools in other districts.
Information for Parents
- You can petition school boards for school choice options, especially if your district schools do not suit your child in some way.
- You are the best advocate for your children.
- Town Tuitioning Explained, January 2019 <-- read this
- Governor Signs Town Tuitioning Bill, June 2017
- Public Funds for Private Schooling in New Hampshire: Myths and Facts, December 2017
- How New Hampshire Provides Small Towns with Access to Schools, August 2016
- SB 8: Updates the law with respect to Town Tuitioning to private schools
- RSA 195-A:14: How to leave an AREA Agreement
- RSA 195:25: How to leave a Cooperative District
- RSA 193-3: What manifest educational hardship is
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