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

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

Virtual Charter School Fair
- March 6

Attend live virtual tours and meet with local charter school representatives from grades Pre-K through 12. All from the comfort of your home. FREE & Open to all families.

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.

Explore What Charter Schools Can Offer Your Child

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Inside NYC Charter Schools

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charter schools in all five boroughs


estimated students enrolled in NYC charter schools

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percentage of charter school students who are economically disadvantaged

Charter school students are EXCELLING, including Multilingual 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.

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.

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