NYC charter schools are still accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year.

NYC charter schools are still accepting applications for the 2021-22 school year.

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272

charter schools in all five boroughs

145,000

estimated students enrolled in NYC charter schools

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79%

percentage of charter school students who are economically disadvantaged

Charter school students are EXCELLING, including English Language Learners and students with disabilities.

NYC charter school students outperformed and outgained their district counterparts in both ELA and math in the last available state assessments (2018-19).

Charter schools serve students with disabilities and offer a wide range of accommodations and supports.

English Language Learners in charter schools are more likely to attain proficiency in English at a faster rate than their district counterparts.

If the number of applicants to a charter school exceeds the number of available seats, then the school holds a random admissions lottery.

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