BROWSE STATES

Colorado Charter Schools

238 Charter Schools
114,700 Students in Charter Schools
1993 Year Legislation Passed

State Resources

Charter School Turnaround at University Preparatory Schools 26 Sep, 2018 “College starts in kindergarten.” That is the motto of University Preparatory Schools (University Prep) public charter school network in Denver, CO, where scholars in grades K-5… Read more
Colorado Charter School Guidebook, 2018-2019 ReportsColorado Charter School Institute01 May, 2018 The CSI Guidebook is designed to support CSI School Leaders and school staff.
An Analysis of the Charter School Facility Landscape in Colorado ReportsCharter School Facilities Initiative19 Mar, 2018 In the spring of 2017, the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC), the Colorado League of Charter Schools (the League) and the National Alliance for Public Charter… Read more
CSI Annual Review of Schools Reports (2017) ReportsColorado Charter School Institute01 Dec, 2017 The CSI Annual Review of Schools (CARS) is the system used to annually evaluate and accredit its schools based on Academic, Financial, and Organizational Performance Frameworks.
How to Start a Charter School in Colorado ToolkitsColorado League of Charter Schools18 Feb, 2015 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in Colorado, click "view resource" above.
Starting a Charter School Model Colorado League of Charter Schools, Colorado Department of Education, and the Charter School Institute01 Jan, 2015 This step-by-step guide provides key insights on every aspect of starting a charter school. It is based on Colorado's experience, a state that shares many features with other… Read more
Stakeholder Engagement for Common Enrollment Systems ReportsCenter on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE)29 Aug, 2014 This March 2014 issue brief from CRPE looks at the experiences of leaders in two cities—New Orleans and Denver—and the stakeholder pol­itics they encountered as they set up their… Read more
Understanding the Charter School Special Education Gap: Evidence from Denver, Colorado ReportsCRPE01 Jun, 2014 Charter schools have expanded rapidly across the nation and throughout Colorado over the last decade. Today, about 16 percent of Denver’s public school students in kindergarten… Read more