New Jersey's Public Charter Schools Are Changing Lives

NJPCSA is a membership organization and the statewide advocacy voice for NJ's 88 public charter schools and the 54,587 students that they serve.

WHO WE ARE
ADVOCACY

Building relationships, sharing your stories, and educating decision-makers can help all of our schools thrive.

Our policy priorities include equitable per pupil funding, facilities funding, and more freedom to innovate so that public charter schools can best meet the needs of their students.


WHY CHARTER SCHOOLS?

54,587
STUDENTS


are currently enrolled in the 88 public charter schools. Charter schools are free, public schools that are open to all students. They have the freedom to take creative approaches and offer personal attention, giving students from all backgrounds the chance to go to a school that works for them.


DID YOU KNOW?

New Jersey’s 88 public charter schools operate in 40 cities and 18 of the State’s 21 counties. A vast majority of public charter school students attend schools in our urban communities including Newark, Trenton, Paterson, Camden, Jersey City and Plainfield.


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