Maryland

Year Law Enacted: 2003

Number of Charter Students in the State

20,800


2%

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

Number of Charter Schools

53


4%

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

Authorizing Policy Context

Maryland has a highly variable charter sector with autonomy and accountability determined largely by each school district.