This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.
To the right you can find a timeline and data about charter schools.
Where to get more information:
The Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition publishes a charter school directory. It includes demographic and academic performance, as well as other information, or call GPUAC at 215-851-1955.
The School District’s Office of Charter, Partnership, and New Schools has a website with forms, frequently asked questions, and a charter school directory or call 215-400-4090.
For more information about Philadelphia’s charter high schools, see the Notebook’s 2009 Fall Guide to High Schools.