Year Law Enacted: 1996
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
18Learn more about authorizers in this state
Authorizing Policy Context
In 2011 and 2014, South Carolina passed significant authorizer quality and school accountability reforms, largely in concert with the statewide authorizer created in 2006. The implementation of these policies is ongoing.
District Authorizing State
District authorizers oversee more than 50 percent of charter schools in this state.
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State Policy Score
25/33View details about this score
State Policy Rank