197 Charter Schools
93,141 Students in Charter Schools
1993 Year Legislation Passed

State Resources

How to Start a Charter School in Colorado ToolkitsColorado League of Charter Schools18 Feb, 2015 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in Colorado, click "view resource" above.
Starting a Charter School Model Colorado League of Charter Schools, Colorado Department of Education, and the Charter School Institute1 Jan, 2015 This step-by-step guide provides key insights on every aspect of starting a charter school. It is based on Colorado's experience, a state that shares many features with other... Read more
Stakeholder Engagement for Common Enrollment Systems ReportsCenter on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE)29 Aug, 2014 This March 2014 issue brief from CRPE looks at the experiences of leaders in two cities—New Orleans and Denver—and the stakeholder pol­itics they encountered as they set up their... Read more
Understanding the Charter School Special Education Gap: Evidence from Denver, Colorado ReportsCRPE1 Jun, 2014 Charter schools have expanded rapidly across the nation and throughout Colorado over the last decade. Today, about 16 percent of Denver’s public school students in kindergarten... Read more