Colorado Charter Schools

266 Charter Schools
127,424 Students in Charter Schools
1993 Year Legislation Passed

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Colorado Charter School Guidebook 2021-2022 ToolkitsColorado Charter School Institute01 May, 2021 The CSI Guidebook is designed to support CSI School Leaders and school staff.
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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
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.
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