The Bronx is home to more charter schools than any other borough with 94 currently in operation. Of these, 40 are independent charter schools and 54 are a part of a network. Family demand and student enrollment remain high at these Bronx charters.
of all public school students in the Bronx attend a charter school
of Bronx charter schools have been open for more than a decade
1 in 4
Bronx kindergarteners attends a charter school
Despite the Bronx losing 3.2% of its population, charter school enrollment continued to increase by 5.5%.
Source: NYSED Preliminary Enrollment Data. U.S. Census Bureau (March 2022)
Bronx charter students continued the trend of achieving higher proficiency rates than their district counterparts by significant margins in both ELA and math.
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Source: NYSED Public School Assessment Data 2021-22.
Bronx Charter Schools Named 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools
The U.S. Department of Education recognized 3 Bronx public charter schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools. These charter schools serve as models of effective school practices for state and district educators and other schools throughout the nation.