When it comes to charter school enrollment, Arizona ranks in the top ten nationally, according to a recently released report by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
Arizona enacted its charter school laws 15 years ago. The concept has caught on with parents and students seeking alternatives to traditional public schools. There are now 502 public charter schools serving more than 100,000 students — approximately 10 percent of Arizona’s K – 12 students.
The report, How State Charter Rank Against the New Model Public Charter School Law, ranked state charter school laws according to the following measures:
Quality and Accountability, Funding Equity, Facilities Support, Autonomy and Growth and Choice.
Read the report and check out Arizona’s comparison ranking here.