Policy Overview

2008-2009 National

Data available for:

Charter Schools

Metrics #
Charter Law
Number of States with Charter Laws 40 + District of Columbia
Charter Cap
Number of States with State-Imposed Caps on Charters 26 + District of Columbia
Charter Funding
Number of States that Provide Funding for Charter School Facilities 15 + District of Columbia
Average Per-Pupil Charter Funding as % of Average District School Funding 78% (Statewide), 76% (Urban Districts)
Active Authorizers
Number of Non-Local School District Charter School Authorizers 91 (11%)