CHARTER SCHOOLS 101
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES IN A CHARTER COMMUNITY
At Stargate Charter School, we’ve spent more than 25 years building a nurturing and thoughtful educational community for intellectually gifted learners and their families.
Whether you're already a member of the Stargate community - or thinking about becoming one - it's important to understand the expanded role parents play in a Charter community, as well as the ways in which a Charter school is similar to, and different from, other public schools.
Charter School 101
We've assembled this "Charter 101" overview as collection of resources to help Stargate community members understand what it means to belong to a charter school.
Charter Schools - the Basics
Charter schools are unique public schools that are allowed the freedom to be more innovative while being held accountable for advancing student achievement.
Charter schools are public schools
Charter schools do not charge tuition
Charter schools are bound by federal and state public school laws
Charter schools do not discriminate
Charter schools accept students with disabilities and/or special needs
Charter schools do not teach religion