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2014-15 Charter Stats

197 charter schools are serving 83,200 students in all five boroughs.

Demand + Growth

50,000 children are on charter school wait lists.

Charter Cap Status

SUNY has run out of NYC charters, prohibiting growth.

Accountability + Oversight

Charters are authorized for 3-5 year terms and can be closed for under-performing.

Guide to New State Law

The 2014 State Budget gives charters access to facilities and UPK.

Students with Special Learning Needs

Charter schools are more likely to declassify students with IEPs than traditional district schools.

Lottery Process

Charter schools admit students through random lotteries.

Information for Parents

Learn how to find a charter school that meets your child’s needs.