NYC charter schools are now accepting applications for the 2024-25 school year.
Explore NYC Charter Schools
February is Charter School Open House Month. Visit (virtually and in-person) charter schools in your neighborhood to see what they have to offer your child.
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Inside NYC Charter Schools
charter schools in all five boroughs
estimated students enrolled in NYC charter schools
of all NYC public school students attend a charter school
Charter school students are EXCELLING, including English-language Learners and students with disabilities.
NYC charter school students continued the trend of achieving higher proficiency rates than traditional district and state counterparts in the 2021-22 ELA and math state assessments.
Charter schools serve students with disabilities and offer a wide range of accommodations and supports.
Multilingual 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.