Total Number of Schools

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Data Available: 1999-00 through 2012-13

NAPCS counts public charter schools in the total number of schools if the school shows enrollment in the official fall member count data file for that academic year or if the state department of education has not indicated that the school closed.

2009-2010 Massachusetts

Charter Schools

Metrics # %
Schools
Number of Schools 62
% of Charter Schools to All Public Schools 3.4%
Average Number of Years Open
Average Number of Years Open 10.0
Number of Years Open
Open 1-3 Years 6 9.7%
Open 4-6 Years 11 17.7%
Open 7-9 Years 8 12.9%
Open 10+ Years 37 59.7%
Growth
Number of New Charter Schools in Fall of Academic Year 2
Number of Charter Schools That Closed During Academic Year 1
% Growth in Number of Charter Schools 1.6%
Schools by Grade Levels
Elementary Schools 21 33.9%
Middle Schools 9 14.5%
High Schools 7 11.3%
Middle/High Schools 18 29.0%
Elementary/Middle/High Schools 7 11.3%
Schools by Geographic Locale
City 30 48.4%
Suburbs 21 33.9%
Town 1 1.6%
Rural 10 16.1%
Conversion/Start-up
Conversion 7 11.3%
Start-Up 55 88.7%
Management Organization
Freestanding 59 95.2%
EMO 2 3.2%
CMO 1 1.6%
Virtual Schools
Non-Virtual 62 100.0%
Unionized Schools
Unionized Charter Schools 8 12.9%
Non-Unionized Charter Schools 54 87.1%
Unionized Charter Schools, By State Law 7 87.5%
Unionized Charter Schools, Not By State Law 1 12.5%
NEA Union Affiliation 4 50.0%
AFT Union Affiliation 4 50.0%
 

Non-Charter Schools

Metrics # %
Schools
Number of Schools 1,769
Schools by Grade Levels
Elementary Schools 1,031 58.3%
Middle Schools 325 18.4%
High Schools 279 15.8%
Middle/High Schools 59 3.3%
Elementary/Middle/High Schools 7 0.4%
Ungraded 68
Schools by Geographic Locale
City 372 21.0%
Suburbs 1,118 63.2%
Town 55 3.1%
Rural 224 12.7%
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