Celebrating 25 Years of NYC Charter Schools!
New York passed its Charter Schools Act in 1998. Hear from leaders and innovators across the public education sector as they look back on their impact.
Apply to an NYC Charter School Today
The Common Online Charter School Application is now open for the 2024-25 school year! Easily apply to multiple NYC charter schools with just one application.
Get the Facts
The Charter Center sets the record straight on NYC charter schools. Learn more about charter school achievement, demographics, special populations and more.
The New York City Charter School Center helps new charter schools get started, supports existing schools, and builds community support so that highly effective schools can flourish.
estimated charter students in all 5 boroughs
charter schools in NYC
of charter school students have IEPs
of charter school students are economically disadvantaged