• More Students Now Attend Charter Schools

    Record Charter Enrollment

    New data demonstrates Arizona families are choosing charters in greater numbers.

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  • Celebrate Excellence

    2016 Charter Awards

    Learn more about our 2016 Charter Awards winners.

    Meet the Winners
  • 2016 Academic Results

    Charter Students Again Lead the State in AzMERIT Scores

    For the second straight year, Arizona charter students outperformed their peers across the state. According to AzMERIT scores released this week, charter students scored better than the state average in the ELA and Math assessment in every grade level and subject area except Algebra I, where charter students tied the state average.

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  • Charter Stories

    Celebrate Success

    With negative headlines splashed across news outlets, the hard work of our K-12 teachers and leaders is sometimes overshadowed and forgotten. We want to change that. With 556 public charter schools serving over 170,000 students, charters play an integral role in shaping the lives of Arizona’s youth. We plan to share how Arizona’s charter schools are changing lives every day.

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  • Get the Facts About Arizona's

    Charter Schools

    Arizona has always stood at the forefront of the nation’s charter movement. Families here are choosing charter schools. But even after 20 years, there are still myths about charter schools. That’s why we’re launching our “Myth Busters” campaign to share the facts about charter schools.

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    Charter Schools

We are a nonprofit organization who believes that all Arizona students should have access to a high quality public school. We are focused on creating and sharing innovative programs designed to support leaders and teachers as they work to improve student achievement.

Find A School

Find A School

The Education Evaluator is an easy transparent way to find and compare public schools in your neighborhood. It's a useful tool that highlights Arizona's vibrant school choice culture.

Events

Events

Our events provide participants with quality programming, relevant content, and valuable resources designed to support student achievement in Arizona.

Membership

Membership

Charter schools are a powerful force when united in the common goal to provide increased academic success for all students. The Association is a way to harness that force. Join us.

About Charters

About Charters

Public charter schools are innovative while still being held accountable for improved student achievement. Charters offer a tuition free public education to over 180,000 Arizona students.

With negative headlines splashed across news outlets, the hard work of our K-12 teachers and leaders is sometimes overshadowed and forgotten. We want to change that. Our Charters Changing Lives campaign is a way to share the stories that are often overlooked: to recognize the efforts of our students, teachers, leaders and community members who dedicate their lives to ensuring student success.

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