Estimated Number of Public Charter Schools & Students, Dashboard Data from 2014-2015

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According to a new report released by the National Alliance, more than 500 new public charter schools opened in the 2014-15 school year, and an estimated 348,000 additional students are attending public charter schools when compared with the previous school year. With the addition of new charter schools and students, there are now more than 6,700 public charter schools that enroll nearly 3 million students throughout the country. The four percent growth in the number of operating public charter schools and 14 percent growth in public charter school student enrollment from the 2013-14 to 2014-15 school years demonstrates parents demand for high-quality educational options.

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