More Than Half of Families Considering New Schools, Survey Shows

Jan 23, 2023, 4:28 PM

(From The 74 Million) Can parents who are satisfied with the quality of their child’s school still want more information about options, or even be considering new or different schools? A new survey this month says so: 68% of parents are happy with the schools their children attend, but 54% considered a new school within the last 12 months.

According to the survey, interest in considering new schools is highest among Black, Hispanic and young millennial parents between the ages of 18 and 29. In considering education options for their children, nearly a third (29%) of families said they considered private or religious schools.

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