South Carolina Charter Schools

78 Charter Schools
37,546 Students in Charter Schools
1996 Year Legislation Passed

State Resources

How to Start a Charter School in South Carolina ToolkitsPublic Charter School Alliance of South Carolina18 Feb, 2015 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in South Carolina, click "view resource" above.
The Charter School Facility Landscape in South Carolina ReportsThe Public Charter School Alliance of South Carolina, the Colorado League of Charter Schools, and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools05 Jan, 2015 This report details the status of charter school facilities in South Carolina.   
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
South Carolina Charter School Law Changes, May 2012 25 May, 2012 This is South Carolina's new charter school law, adopted in May 2012. Among other changes, the law allows single-sex charter schools and sponsorship of schools by institutions of… 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
Public Charter School Alliance of South Carolina: Start a Charter School Public Charter School Alliance of South Carolina01 Jan, 2011 This website from the Public Charter School Alliance of South Carolina offers step-by-step guidance to new charter school developers in the Palmetto State. Separate pages include… Read more
NCSRC Presentation at 2010 South Carolina Charter School Conference National Charter School Resource Center08 Apr, 2010 This PowerPoint deck was used to introduce the National Charter School Resource Center during a presentation at the 2010 South Carolina Charter School Conference, which was… Read more