Learn more about the statewide effort underway to save Washington’s public charter schools on our blog.

Washington’s Public Charter Schools At a Glance

Click here to learn more about the students that Washington’s public charter school serve, the innovative programs that they offer, and the difference they are making in the lives of Washington families.

Washington’s Public Charter schools are helping to close the education equity gap.

  •  More than two-thirds of students in Washington’s public charter schools are from low-income families.
  •  More than 70 percent of Washington’s public charter school students are students of color.
  •  39 percent of Washington’s public charter school teachers are people of color, as compared to a statewide average of just 13 percent.

Allowing public charter schools to close down will disproportionately affect families who turned to charters because their child’s needs were not being met.

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