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Charter schools are public schools of choice. In Iowa, schools obtain charters only with the approval and oversight of their local school district. In addition to schools directly operated by a school district, charter school are another way that communities can create new public education options and partnerships for their children

Reports to the Legislature

The most current Charter Report can be found at Charter and Innovation Zone Schools in Iowa Legislative Report.
Contact Janet Boyd at or 515-745-3385 for more information regarding annual reports or charter laws in Iowa.

Charter School Application Materials

Please contact Janet Boyd at or 515-745-3385 for the most current application/renewal materials.

Authorized Charter Schools

Storm Lake / Iowa Central / Buena Vista Early College Charter High School (Grades 9-12)
Storm Lake Community School District
P.O. Box 638
Storm Lake, Iowa 50588-0638

Northeast Iowa Charter High School (Grades 9-12)
West Central Community School District
P.O. Box 54
Maynard, Iowa 50655-0054

Link to Charter School Finance

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on April 11, 2021 at 11:42am.