What Is a Charter School?

Charter schools are in 45 states, nearly 25 years old, and over 7% of k-12 students in the US are enrolled in one. Here is an explanation of this important trend.

State Resources for Charter Schools

Need help finding information about charter schools in your state? Click above for a map that will guide you to resources and contact information for each state.

NCSRC Authored Resources

Click above for a list of our top resources. These resources include everything from reports on special education to documentaries on successful charters.

What Is the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC)?

The NCSRC is dedicated to helping charter schools reach their aspirations and furthering understanding of charter schools. To meet those goals, we offer a diverse selection of objective  resources on every aspect of the charter school sector. These resources are compiled from trusted sources and also originally produced by the NCSRC.