Charters Changing Lives

We are committed to amplifying the voices of our member schools through a variety of services and programs.

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Our Vision: All Arizona students have access to a
quality public charter school.

Join us in the Fight to Protect Charter Schools of Arizona

The Association is committed to improving the political and regulatory landscape for charter students, families and operators at the local, state, and federal levels. With about 560 charter schools in Arizona, we are a powerful force when united. The Association provides targeted advocacy at the legislature, is a voice for charter schools on state policy issues and fights for charter students and teachers in the courts.

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560+ Charter Schools

Public schools serving public students. Charter schools are contracted with the state with the purpose of providing excellent academic options for all students and parents.

213,000+ Students

Arizona charter students make up nearly 20% of the public school population in our state.

 

Our Programs

New School Development

Starting a charter school is a team effort that requires a great deal of forethought and hard work before doors open on day one.

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School Support

Starting a charter school is a team effort that requires a great deal of forethought and hard work before doors open on day one.

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Research

Starting a charter school is a team effort that requires a great deal of forethought and hard work before doors open on day one.

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Events

Our signature events bring our advocates together - from teachers, to charter school leaders, to business and community members. If you support charter schools in Arizona, there is an event for you!

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Charter Marketplace

Starting a charter school is a team effort that requires a great deal of forethought and hard work before doors open on day one.

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Find A School

Starting a charter school is a team effort that requires a great deal of forethought and hard work before doors open on day one.

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Our Impact

Charters Change Lives

Recognizing the efforts of our students, teachers, leaders and community members who dedicate their lives to ensuring student success.

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Alexandrea’s Story

Only a few months into her freshman year, Alexandrea Barajas was a high school dropout. Barajas was a promising student, but her life was in flux as she endured a childhood marked by a turbulent relationship with her parents, frequent moves to different homes and an unending concern for her younger brother and sister’s well-being. Then her charter school principal intervened, issuing a simple challenge: break the cycle. Find out how a south Phoenix charter school helped Alexandra overcome life’s obstacles to forge her own legacy.

How has an Arizona charter school changed your life for the better?

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