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261. Charter Schools, Creation Status by Year of Opening: 1999

[Charter schools are public schools that come into existence through a contract with either a state agency or local school board. In 1998-99 they enrolled about 252,000 students in 27 states with open charter schools, or 0.8% of students in public schools in those states. Based on a survey; see source for details]

 
Creation status (percent)
Pre-existing
All
Total schools New Public Private
 
  All charter schools 975 100.0 72.2 17.7 10.1
 
Opened in--
  1998-99 313 100.0 76.4 15.0 8.6
  1997-98 252 100.0 82.5 9.9 7.5
  1996-97 171 100.0 66.7 17.5 15.8
  1995-96 145 100.0 64.1 20.7 15.2
  1994-95 or earlier 94 100.0 53.2 43.6 3.2


Source: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Education Research and Improvement, The State of Charter Schools 2000, Fourth-Year Report, January 2000. http://www.ed.gov/pubs/charter4thyear/



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/261_charter_schools_creation_status_by_year.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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