Georgia Charter Schools

94 Charter Schools
69,855 Students in Charter Schools
1996 Year Legislation Passed

State Resources

How to Start a Charter School in Georgia ToolkitsGeorgia Charter Schools Association 18 Feb, 2015 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in Georgia, click "view resource" above.
Charter School Facilities Initiative | Initial Findings from Twelve States ReportsCharter School Facilities Initiative28 Aug, 2014 Charter schools across the nation struggle with inadequate and costly facilities. Recognizing the need for accurate facilities-related data, the Colorado League of Charter… Read more
Shuttered Public Schools: The Struggle to Bring Old Buildings New Life ReportsThe PEW Charitable Trusts19 Feb, 2013 This 2013 report from the PEW Charitable Trusts focuses on the use of closed public school district buildings in 12 cities. The report notes that charter schools have occupied 42… Read more
Georgia Charter School Division 2010-2011 Annual Report ReportsGeorgia Department of Education21 Feb, 2012 This Georgia Department of Education report covers the performance of the state’s 162 charter schools for 2010-2011. It includes schools’ performance on federal requirements for… Read more
An Examination of the Financial Health of Georgia's Start-up Charter Schools ReportsCynthia S. Searcy & William D. Duncombe 11 Aug, 2011 This policy brief examines the financial health of new charter schools in Georgia.
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
Quality Authorizing for Online and Blended-Learning Charter Schools ReportsJohn Watson and Chris Rapp21 Apr, 2011 This April 2011 report from the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) highlights key challenges facing authorizers of online and blended-learning charter… Read more
Making Room for New Public Schools: How Innovative School Districts are Learning to Share Public Education Facilities with Charter Schools ReportsMaria C. Sazon, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools21 Apr, 2011 Through a combination of policy analysis and interviews with key stakeholders, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools produced this April 2011 report on charter schools… Read more
Moving Mountains: Chartering to Improve Student Achievement U.S. Department of Education20 Apr, 2011 This 2008 article from The Education Innovator, a U.S. Department of Education newsletter, describes the conversion of a Georgia elementary school serving a large Marine Corps… Read more