Why Parents Choose Charters

Charter schools promote equity and equality.

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

Since 1995, our Association has focused on creating and advancing programs that support our schools leaders and teachers so that they can support student success. 

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Quality Schools are safe, inspiring places that equip each and every student with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to thrive in a diverse global society.

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The Arizona Charter Schools Association collaborates with Expect More Arizona to collect and report school level data for all public schools in Arizona. Use the interactive Education Evaluator mapping tool to compare critical information regarding measures of school quality. 


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?

We want to hear your story.