Policy Overview

2008-2009 Oklahoma

Charter Schools

Metrics #
Charter Law
State Has Charter Law Yes
Year of Charter School Law 1999
Charter Cap
State-Imposed Cap on Charter Schools Yes
Description of Cap

6 charters per year (3 in Oklahoma County and 3 in Tulsa County); Charters allowed only in 10 districts in Oklahoma and Tulsa Counties

Charter Funding
State Provides Funding for Charter Schools Yes
Description of Funding

The charter school incentive fund provides up to $50,000 per school to cover costs associated with renovating or remodeling existing buildings and structures for use by a charter school.