Charter School Office

Charter School Facts

This page provides various charter school information for New York State.

New York more than doubled its charter cap from 200 schools to 460 schools on May 28, 2010, when Chapter 101 of the Laws of 2010 was enacted. From their inception in 1998, public charter schools in New York State have benefited from a quality authorizing environment, public demand, and a sophisticated network of support partners. As of the 2013-14 school year, New York has 233 operating charter schools serving approximately 87,000 students. Twenty five new charter schools have been approved to begin operating in 2013-14 or later.

All Charters Issued PDF (221 KB)

Charters Approved Not Yet Open PDF (25 KB) 

Charter Schools in Operation 2013-2014  PDF (180 KB)

Charter Schools No Longer Operating PDF (16 KB)

NYS Charter School Fact Sheet 2013-14  PDF (15 KB)

Charter Schools as Local Educational Agencies (LEAs)   PDF (50 KB)

Last Updated: March 20, 2014