Charter School Facts
A charter school is a public school of choice. There is no tuition charged. Grades and test scores are not used for admission. Charter schools in Baltimore City are a part of the Baltimore City Public School System (BCPSS) and are open to all residents of Baltimore City. Student applicants are chosen by lottery in most charter schools. Traditional schools that convert to charter schools may keep their zone.
For lots more information about charter schools in Maryland and in Baltimore City, please visit the website of the Maryland Alliance of Public Charter Schools.