States with the most new charter schools, fall 2017

June 26, 2018
309 new charter schools opened in the United States in fall 2017, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools says

In fall 2017, 309 new charter schools opened across the nation, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools says.

Also, 238 charter schools shut down in spring 2017; the net result was 71 additional charter schools in the United States in 2017-18 and 7,038 charter schools in total.

The nation's two largest states—California and Texas—also had the greatest number of new charters schools ini fall 2017; California opened 65, and Texas opened 47.

Here are the 10 states that opened the greatest number of charter schools in fall 2017.

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