North Carolina

Year Law Enacted: 1996

Number of Charter Students in the State

70,079


4%

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

Number of Charter Schools

161


6%

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

Authorizing Policy Context

North Carolina has a high growth rate since the charter school cap was expanded in 2011. The sole authorizer has put several school accountability policies in place through regulation.

States with Few Authorizers

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

9/33

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State Policy Rank

36/44

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