Maryland Charter Schools

51 Charter Schools
25,194 Students in Charter Schools
2003 Year Legislation Passed

State Resources

How to Start a Charter School in Maryland ToolkitsMaryland Charter Schools Network18 Feb, 2015 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in Maryland, click "view resource" above.
Afya 21 Mar, 2014 Background Afya Public Charter School strives to offer students a very different kind of middle-school experience.  Located in the Belair-Edison neighborhood on the west side of… Read more
Maryland State Charter School Model Application ToolkitsMaryland State Department of Education18 Feb, 2012 Maryland’s Charter School Model Application provides guidance to Charter School Authorizers in developing a transparent and concise application process for charter school… Read more
Project Intersect: Studying Special Education in Charter Schools ReportsInstitute for the Study of Exceptional Children and Youth, University of Maryland22 Sep, 2011 Project Intersect was a federally funded three-year research collaborative to examine the relationship among special education procedures and practices of charter schools and the … Read more
Implementing the Common Core State Standards: A Summary of the Work of Seven Districts (Note: Includes Charter Group) ReportsAmerican Institutes for Research 18 Aug, 2011 This June 2011 report from the American Institutes for Research gauges the extent of Common Core State Standards implementation work in seven school districts across the country… Read more
Executive Summary, Imagine Andrews Public Charter School Application 19 Jan, 2011 Provided by the Prince Georges County Public Schools Office of Portfolio Schools, this is a copy of the executive summary of the Imagine Andrews Public Charter School application… Read more
Maryland State Board of Education, Andrews Public Charter School, Open Enrollment Waiver Opinion 13 Jan, 2011 This is a copy of the Maryland State Board of Education opinion supporting a waiver for Andrews Public Charter School of the requirement that a "public charter school be open to… Read more
Maryland Department of Legislative Services, Fiscal and Policy Note: Public Charter Schools Located on a Military Base Reports10 Jan, 2011 This is a Department of Legislative Services analysis of the Maryland General Assembly legislation passed in 2010 that provides for an exception to the state’s open enrollment law… Read more
Baltimore: District-Charter Collaboration Compact 23 Dec, 2010 Baltimore was among nine cities across the country where leaders developed agreements to work on collaboration between charter and traditional schools as part of an initiative… Read more