Multimedia Case Studies

The National Charter School Resource Center identifies high-performing charter schools and supporting organizations supporting to profile and spread best practices. Each of these case studies includes detailed information about the entity being highlighted and multimedia documentation.

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Turnaround Case Study: Cornerstone Prep Turn-around19 Jan, 2016 Grades Served: PreK-5 Number of Students: 450 % of students who receive free or reduced meals: 99% % of students with disabilities: 15% % of English learners: 5% ​​Cornerstone Prep is a… Read more
District-Charter Collaboration: Aldine ISD & YES Prep District-Charter collaboration19 Oct, 2015 The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) recently observed a large and expanding district-charter collaboration and documented findings in five videos. Aldine Independent School… Read more
Case Study: Two Rivers Special Education Students24 Jun, 2015 Background Two Rivers Public Charter School is a high-performing PK-8 school located in Washington, D.C. More than three dozen parents from the city’s Capitol Hill neighborhood founded the… Read more
Alma del Mar English Language Learners27 Feb, 2015 Background   Alma del Mar (“Soul of the Sea”) Charter School is a K-8 Expeditionary Learning public charter school that opened in August 2011 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Alma del Mar… Read more
Folk Arts Cultural Treasures Charter School (FACTS) English Language Learners27 Feb, 2015 Background Folk Arts Cultural Treasures Charter School (FACTS) is located in Philadelphia, PA. It opened in 2007 and serves just over 470 students. In 2012, 85% of students qualified for… Read more
English Learner Case Study: El Sol English Language Learners06 Jan, 2015 Background The mission of El Sol Science and Arts Academy (El Sol) is to provide a rigorous academic environment that prepares students for entrance into a college preparatory track at the… Read more
Brooke Roslindale Charter Special Education Students28 Oct, 2014 Background Brooke Roslindale Charter School is part of the Brooke Charter Schools Network, a growing group of high-performing K-8 public schools in Boston, Massachusetts. The network,… Read more
Alain Locke 10 Oct, 2014 READ THE CASE STUDY OVERVIEW The mission of Alain Locke Charter School (Alain Locke) is to serve as a demonstration site for urban schools exemplifying excellence in academics, the arts,… Read more
Summit Prep 10 Oct, 2014 READ THE CASE STUDY OVERVIEW In 2003, Summit Public Schools’ flagship school, Summit Preparatory Charter High School (Summit Prep) in Redwood City, California began its first year of… Read more
Community Day Charter Public School English Language Learners, School Culture15 Jun, 2014 Background Community Day is a mission-driven charter school that has successfully narrowed the achievement gap for students who are Latino, low-income, and English Language Learners by… Read more