Florida

Year Law Enacted: 1996

Number of Charter Students in the State

250,583


9%

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

Number of Charter Schools

656


16%

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

Authorizing Policy Environment

Florida has several school accountability policies with few authorizer quality policies; however, the State should incorporate Florida’s Principles & Standards and performance metrics into law. The state has developed and promulgated voluntary standards for authorizer quality.

District Authorizing State

District authorizers oversee more than 50 percent of charter schools in this state.
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State Policy Score

18/33

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State Policy Rank

18/44

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Florida and the One Million Lives Campaign

NACSA’s One Million Lives campaign is dedicated to providing one million more children the chance to attend a great school that will prepare them for success throughout their lives.  Here is how Florida’s charter school authorizers are changing lives.

Good to Great in the Sunshine State 

NACSA Offers BETA of the Charter Operator Tracker in Florida

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