Districts with the most students attending charter schools, 2014-15

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Charter schools were operating in 43 states and Washington, D.C., in 2014-15. Statistics compiled by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools show that 2.9 million students were enrolled in charters that year.

About a quarter of that total are in the 10 districts that have the largest numbers of students attending charters.

Here is the list of districts with the most charter school students.

 

DISTRICT STATE STUDENTS ATTENDING CHARTER SCHOOLS TOTAL ENROLLMENT PERCENTAGE ATTENDING CHARTER SCHOOLS
Los Angeles Unified CA 151,310 652,660 23.2%
New York City NY 84,310 1,068,010 7.9%
Philadelphia PA 64,090 194,750 32.9%
Chicago IL 57,520 413,290 13.9%
Miami-Dade County FL 55,590 356,900 15.6%
Detroit MI 52,420 99,460 52.7%
Houston TX 51,400 247,590 20.8%
Orleans Parish LA 42,860 46,200 92.8%
Broward County FL 41,550 266,850 15.6%
Washington DC DC 37,680 85,230 44.2%

 

Author: Michael Leppert

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