Arkansas

Year Law Enacted: 1995

Number of Charter Students in the State

19,179


4%

Percentage of public school students attending charters Derived from the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools

Number of Charter Schools

55


4%

Percentage of public schools that are charters Derived from the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools

Authorizing Policy Environment

Arkansas has a small charter school sector with largely undeveloped authorizing policies.

States with Few Authorizers

One or two non-district authorizers oversee most schools in this state.
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State Policy Score

12/33

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State Policy Rank

32/44

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