Wisconsin

Year Law Enacted: 1993

Number of Charter Students in the State

42,704


5%

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

Number of Charter Schools

244


12%

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

Authorizing Policy Context

Wisconsin passed significant legislation in 2015 that created new authorizers and strengthened authorizer quality and school accountability initiatives.