Utah Charter Schools

134 Charter Schools
77,880 Students in Charter Schools
1998 Year Legislation Passed

State Resources

Utah Charter Schools 2018 Annual Report ReportsUtah State Charter School Board01 Jan, 2018 Utah charter schools are continuing to increase their prominence in the state. With 135 charter schools and over 75,000 enrolled students, charter schools have shown consistent… Read more
Utah Charter Schools: Best Practices Study ReportsUtah State Charter School Board & RMC Research01 May, 2017 This report provides case studies of three Utah schools based on site visits that included interviews with school leaders and Board members, focus groups with teachers, students,… Read more
Utah Charter Schools 2017 Annual Report ReportsUtah State Charter School Board01 Jan, 2017 Charter schools were introduced to the state of Utah in 1999 and since inception; the goal has been to ensure that students achieve their academic potential and become productive… Read more
Herding Cats: Managing Diverse Charter School Interests in Collaboration Efforts ReportsSean Gill, Sarah Yatsko, Robin Lake, Center for Reinventing Public Education01 Aug, 2016 More than 23 cities have signed District-Charter Collaboration Compacts— formal agreements between school districts and charter schools that aim to share resources and… Read more
Promising Practices: Intersection of Rapid Charter School Growth and Increased Accountability for Special Education Prompts Action: The Utah Strong Start Academy ReportsNational Center for Special Education in Charter Schools02 May, 2016 Two distinct forces recently converged in Utah that led to the Board of Education office creating a training and mentoring program for new special education administrators and… Read more
How to Start a Charter School in Utah ToolkitsUtah Association of Public Charter Schools18 Feb, 2015 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in Utah, click "view resource" above.
Twice Considered: Charter Schools and Student Achievement in Utah ReportsYongmei Ni and Andrea K. Rorrer, University of Utah27 Aug, 2012 This report from the National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education examines student achievement and demographics in charter schools in Utah and compares traditional… Read more
Ten Rules for Setting Up Partnerships 02 Jan, 2012 At the November 2012 Best Cooperative Practices: Charter and Traditional Public Schools Conference in Denver, Colorado, leaders of the Utah County Academy of Sciences in Orem,… Read more
Summaries of State Charter School Facility Laws U.S. Department of Education02 Dec, 2011 Only a few states have passed laws to provide charter schools with support for facilities. The U.S. Department of Education developed this webpage to provide links to laws in four… Read more