Year Law Enacted: 1993
Number of Charter Students in the State
Percentage of public school students attending charters Derived from the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools
Number of Charter Schools
Percentage of public schools that are charters Derived from the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools
Number of Authorizers
45Learn more about authorizers in this state
Authorizing Policy Environment
Colorado has a school district-focused policy structure that encourages authorizers to use best practices in charter school authorizing through rules, making samples available, and an appeal process. There is significant variability of authorizer size, with generally strong authorizer practices among authorizers with 10 or more schools.
District Authorizing State
District authorizers oversee more than 50 percent of charter schools in this state.
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State Policy Score
10/33View details about this score
State Policy Rank