Who are Washington’s charter public schools attracting and serving?

In 2023-24, there are 18 charter public schools operating, expected to serve more than 5,200 students statewide.

62 percent identify as Global Majority, as compared to 51 percent statewide

56 percent come from low-income households, as compared to 50 percent statewide

Washington charter public school teachers are more representative of student demographics, as compared to traditional public schools statewide. 42 percent charter public school teachers are from the Global Majority, almost three times the 13 percent of Global Majority teachers in traditional public schools statewide.

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