Florida Charter Schools

654 Charter Schools
312,367 Students in Charter Schools
1996 Year Legislation Passed

State Resources

How to Start a Charter School in Florida ToolkitsFlorida Charter School Alliance18 Feb, 2015 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in Florida, click "view resource" above.
How Charter School Funding Compares ReportsFlorida TaxWatch Center for Educational Performance and Accountability01 Feb, 2015 Florida’s public charter schools have become a valuable, growing choice for Floridians seeking an alternative to traditional public school for their children. The state now… Read more
Student Achievement in Florida's Charter Schools: A Comparison of the Performance of Charter School Students with Traditional Public School Students Reports11 Mar, 2013 This report from the Florida Department of Education compares student achievement in charter schools and traditional public schools for 2011-2012. The analysis covers proficiency… Read more
Order Denying Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment, Deborah Nash-Utterback vs. School Board of Palm Beach County, June 8, 2012 26 Jul, 2012 This June 8, 2012, order of U.S. Magistrate Judge James M. Hopkins provides an overview of the key developments and legal issues in the case of a Palm Beach County public school… Read more
Student Achievement in Florida’s Charter Schools: A Comparison with Achievement in Traditional Public Schools ReportsFlorida Department of Education01 Mar, 2012 The ultimate proof of success for any charter school is the achievement of its students. The analysis of 2010-11 student achievement data demonstrates that charter schools offer… Read more
Verdict Form, Nash-Utterback vs. School Board of Palm Beach County 01 Jan, 2012 This is the July 24, 2012, verdict form in the federal court trial in Florida of Deborah Nash-Utterback vs. School Board of Palm Beach County. An overview of the key developments… Read more
Successful Charter Schools Reports01 Jun, 2011 This 2004 report from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Innovation and Improvement discusses elements of effective charter schools and provides profiles of eight… Read more