Number of charter schools in NYC
90 Brooklyn, 94 Bronx, 55 Manhattan, 27 Queens, 8 Staten Island
Number of new charter schools opening this year
1 Queens, 4 Bronx, 1 Staten Island
Estimated students enrolled in NYC charter schools
(based on NYSED enrollment data)
of NYC public school students attend charter schools
(estimated based on public enrollment data)
CHARTER SCHOOL STUDENT DEMOGRAPHICS (2022-23)1
1 Source: NYC DOE Demographics Enrollment Report for 2022-23 school year
2 Source: NYSED enrollment data, latest available from 2022-23 school year
NYC’S CHARTER SECTOR SERVES MORE STUDENTS THAN NY’S BIG 4 DISTRICTS COMBINED (2022-23)1
1Source: NYSED preliminary enrollment data for 2022-23 school year
Charter School State Assessment Proficiency Results (2022)*
OVERALL STUDENT PROFICIENCY:
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BLACK STUDENT PROFICIENCY:
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LATINO STUDENT PROFICIENCY:
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*NYSED Public School 3-8 Assessment Data, 2022
Charter School Specialized Programs:
51 schools have programs for students with autism or have more than 25% of students with IEPs for Special Education.
9 schools have dual language programs.
34 schools are offering pre-K.
9 schools serve high school students at risk of dropping out.
7 schools serve single-sex student populations.
NYC Charter Schools by Authorizer:
37 NYC DOE
62 Board of Regents
Charter School Management Structures:
86 independent schools
125 affiliated with non-profit Charter Management Organizations (CM0s)
4 affiliated with for-profit Educational Management Organizations (EM0s)2
1 Not affiliated with a CMO
2 State law prohibits EMOs from operating new charters
128 charter schools are in buildings owned or leased by the NYC DOE.
146 charter schools are in private (non-DOE) space.
Collective Bargaining Agreements:
19 NYC charter schools (7%) have collective bargaining agreements with the United Federation of Teachers.
Per pupil funding
(Amount charter schools receive per pupil
for the 2023-24 school year)
|Charter Years of Operation:|
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