New York City’s charter school workforce is diverse and growing. There are approximately 12,100 classroom teachers serving an estimated 146,000 charter school students. These educators are the driving force behind the success of NYC’s charter school students.1


of charter school teachers are educators of color compared to 40% of district school teachers2


average teacher to student ratio in NYC charter schools


estimated number of teachers employed in NYC charter schools for the 2022-23 school year


of charter school teachers have been teaching for 6 years or longer


average base salary of a NYC charter school teacher3


of charter school teachers hold a Master’s Degree or Doctorate

1 Based on NYSED preliminary PreK-12 enrollment data for 2023-24 school year. Based on 2022-23 NYSED classroom teacher demographic data. 3 New York City Charter School Center 2022-23 Charter School Compensation Survey.
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