Colorado Charter Schools

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State Resources

Students at graduation
Case Study 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
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Reports 01 May, 2018
The CSI Guidebook is designed to support CSI School Leaders and school staff.
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Reports 19 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
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Reports 01 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.

Key Contacts

State Education Agency

Colorado Department of Education Colorado Charter Schools
Denver, CO

(303) 866-6600 | email | website

Charter Support Organization(s)

Colorado League of Charter Schools
Denver, CO

(303) 989-5356 | email | website

Opening/Expanding a Charter School (click here)

CSP Grant

Colorado has an active CSP SE grant. For more information on SE grantees, click here

Charter school developers are not eligible to apply for Grants to Charter School Developers for the Opening of New Charter Schools ("Developer" grants) in states with an active SE grant. For complete eligibility information for Developer grants, see the NIA and clarifying correction.