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 2014-15 school year, New York has 248 operating charter schools serving approximately 92,132 students. 

All Charters Issued PDF (288 KB)

Charters Schools Approved, Not Yet Open PDF (8 KB)   Excel Document (28 KB)

Charter Schools in Operation 2014-2015  PDF(23 KB)  Excel Document (101 KB)

Charter Schools No Longer Operating PDF (16 KB)

NYS Charter School Fact Sheet (with legislative caps)  PDF (218 KB)  

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

Last Updated: December 3, 2014