It's about great public schools.

#ParentsNeedtoKnow

NYC parents, stand up for your right to know about ALL education options available! We are calling on Mayor de Blasio to allow parents to make the most informed choices for their families.

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Reimagine Education

The Special Education Collaborative’s 9th Annual Education Conference convenes educators from across NYC to engage with and learn from national experts.

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Lift the Cap!

Despite overwhelming demand from qualified applicants, no more New York City charters can be authorized, leaving high-potential schools unable to open.

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20 Years of Charters

Charter schools have revolutionized New York City’s educational landscape. To celebrate 20 years of service, hear from the students, educators and community leaders who make it all possible.

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The New York City Charter School Center

helps new charter schools get started, supports existing schools and builds community support so that highly effective schools can flourish.
235

charter schools in NYC

52700

students on charter school wait lists

81%

of charter school students are economically disadvantaged

  • Search current job listings at New York City charter schools and charter organizations.

  • With an intense focus on developing stronger applications for NYS authorization, our Apply Right program will help your planning team get your school vision off the ground.

  • Discover what goes on inside NYC’s public charter schools. Our videos and pictures introduce you to school leaders and charter parents as well as provide insights on school culture and community engagement.

  • Our Online Resource Library offers exemplars, trainings, guides, templates and more to support best practices within public charter schools.

  • The Charter Center sets the record straight on NYC charter schools. Learn more about charter school achievement, demographics, facilities and more.

  • Opening a school is a complex process. Our programs and supports help guide you through the maze of operations requirements, including human resources, finances, student enrollment and more.

123,000

charter school students in all 5 boroughs