Multilingual Learners/English Language Learners (MLLs) now comprise 7.62% of enrollment in NYC public charter schools (traditional district schools enroll 14.79%). Charter schools remain committed to recruiting and providing services to MLL students.
MLL enrollment in
NYC charter schools increased by 16%
from SY 2014-15 to SY 2020-21
charter schools featured a preference for MLLs in their 2020-21 admission lotteries
charter schools enroll a higher proportion of MLLs in their schools than the citywide average of 14.79%
number of dual language charter schools in NYC (Spanish, French, and Hebrew)