Charter School Office

Charter School Facts

New York State 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 2015-16 school year, New York has 256 operating charter schools serving approximately 92,132 students. 

All Charters Issued PDF    Excel Excel document

Charters Schools Approved, Not Yet Open PDF    Excel Excel document

Charter Schools in Operation 2015-2016  PDF 

Charter Schools No Longer Operating PDF

NYS Charter School Fact Sheet (with legislative caps)  PDF   

Charter Schools as Local Educational Agencies (LEAs)   PDF

CSO Liaisons to Board of Regents-Authorized Charter Schools PDF document

Last Updated: July 20, 2016