Successful Charter Schools

This 2004 report from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Innovation and Improvement discusses elements of effective charter schools and provides profiles of eight charter schools:

  • The Arts and Technology Academy Public Charter School, Washington, D.C.
  • BASIS School, Inc., Tucson, Arizona
  • Community of Peace Academy, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • KIPP Academy Houston, Texas
  • Oglethorpe Charter School, Savannah, Georgia
  • Ralph A. Gates Elementary School, Lake Forest, California
  • Roxbury Preparatory Charter School, Boston, Massachusetts
  • The School of Arts and Sciences, Tallahassee, Florida