What is a Charter School?

Charter Schools Defined

A charter school is a free, non-selective public school that operates under a charter (contract) with its authorizer (in LTA’s case, Falcon School District 49). A charter school has more flexibility regarding its mission and corresponding curriculum than a traditional public school, but it is subject to all accreditation requirements.

For more information about how charter schools operate in Colorado, please click the link to the  Colorado Department of Education.



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