If you believe every child deserves a great public education, then let’s support all public schools and the students who attend them. That includes charter schools.
3.3 million students attend charter schools
they are thriving in a public school that is right for them
70% of charter school students are
students of color
and charter schools are providing them with a great public education
60% of charter school students come from low-income households
these unique public schools serve high numbers of students in need
Charter schools are innovative public schools created to close the opportunity gap and deliver an excellent education to every student.
Charter schools are public schools operating under an independent contract or “charter” with an authorizing agency—typically a non-profit organization, government agency or university
Each of the more than 7,500 charter schools is unique — both inside and out. The possibilities are endless, but charter schools aim to provide a range of options so that parents can choose the school that best fits their child.