Idaho Charter Schools

62 Charter Schools
23,552 Students in Charter Schools
1996 Year Legislation Passed

State Resources

Treasure in the Valley: Demographic Changes and New School Opportunities in Ada and Canyon Counties ReportsBluum01 May, 2016 Idaho’s families and student demographics are changing. Not only is the state’s total population growing (Idaho is the 10th fastest growing state), but Gem State families are… Read more
How to Start a Charter School in Idaho ToolkitsIdaho Charter School Network 18 Feb, 2015 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in Idaho, click "view resource" above.
The Politics of K-12 Education in Small Rural School Districts: The Case of Idaho ReportsCenter for Reinventing Public Education01 Jan, 2015 Rural education leaders face distinctive problems that haven’t received enough attention. This paper aims to shed some light on the forces that shape the politics of Idaho’s small… Read more
A New Frontier: UTILIZING CHARTER SCHOOLING TO STRENGTHEN RURAL EDUCATION ReportsRural Opportunities Consortium of Idaho28 Aug, 2014 Public schools in rural communities enroll 11 million students, representing 25 percent of public school enrollment nationwide. Rural students are more likely than their peers… Read more
An Analysis of the Charter School Facility Landscape in Idaho ToolkitsCharter School Facilities Initiative01 Sep, 2012 The Idaho Charter School Network, the Colorado League of Charter Schools, and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools published this report detailing the condition of… Read more
Idaho Facilities Funding vs. Authorizer Fees Reports01 Jun, 2012 This table from the School Choice section of the Idaho Department of Education shows what charter schools of various sizes are expected to net as a result of April 2013 changes to… Read more
Idaho Law That Lifts Charter School Cap Reports26 Mar, 2012 This is the Idaho legislation signed by the governor on March 23, 2012, that lifts the state’s cap on charter school growth. It removes the cap of six new charter schools per year… Read more
Charter Schools in Idaho ReportsVanderbilt University06 Sep, 2011 Idaho is a state largely at odds with nationwide charter school data, and this report details the charter school environment in this state.
Developing Training Programs for Charter School Governing Board Members: A Promising Practice Profile ReportsNational Resource Center on Charter School Finance & Governance06 Sep, 2011 Through examination of innovative practices in Nevada, Utah, Idaho, and Minnesota, this guide outlines essential elements in the development of a strong charter school governing… Read more
Idaho State Department of Education: Charter School Development Manual ToolkitsIdaho State Department of Education01 Jul, 2010 The Idaho State Department of Education wrote this manual to provide prospective charter school developers with the information and resources they need to move forward. A variety… Read more