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2022 Best Charter High Schools in America

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  1. #1 Best Charter High Schools in America.

    Raleigh Charter High School

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    Public School,

    RALEIGH, NC,

    9-12,

    198 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My years at Raleigh Charter have allowed me to grow as an individual and as a intellectual. Although Raleigh Charter’s academic rigor is challenging, it enables the student to have a well-rounded...The only thing I would change about Raleigh Charter is the diversity. If there were more minorities whether teachers are students, there would be more perspectives to take from. Nonetheless, the....

    Read 198 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 562,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Charter High Schools in America.

    BASIS Scottsdale

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    Public School,

    SCOTTSDALE, AZ,

    5-12,

    101 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says The faculty, staff, volunteers, boosters, teachers, and students all are there to improve the world. The numerous clubs, from Amnesty International, Model UN, Medical Leader Club, Public Speaking....

    Read 101 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,123,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Charter High Schools in America.

    Signature School

    Public School,

    EVANSVILLE, IN,

    9-12,

    115 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I really like a lot of things about Sig! The environment is one that encourages individual thought, success, and growth. Because we are such a small school, there is a strong sense of community and a....

    Read 115 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 397,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  4. #5 Best Charter High Schools in America.

    BASIS Tucson North

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    Public School,

    TUCSON, AZ,

    5-12,

    61 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have really enjoyed the advanced classes offered at Basis Tucson North. You have plenty of opportunities to take honors and AP classes that will teach and challenge and prepare you for college.....I also love their foreign language curriculum. I have taken French for six years. Because of that, I feel confident in my ability to converse with native speakers on a variety of topics. The French...The only complaint I have about my school is its focus on STEM. There are so many math and science courses available to take, but all of the fine arts programs are very small in comparison. In spite....

    Read 61 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 975,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  5. #6 Best Charter High Schools in America.

    Orange County School of the Arts

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    Public School,

    SANTA ANA, CA,

    7-12,

    561 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I love Orange County School of the Arts, it's such an incredibly diverse cultural and artistic environment. You get people from all around Southern California, from Los Angeles, Orange County, and....

    Read 561 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,204,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 29 to 1,

  6. #8 Best Charter High Schools in America.

    BASIS Ahwatukee

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    Public School,

    PHOENIX, AZ,

    4-12,

    35 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Great teachers, but majority end up leaving or becoming admin. It's a shame because there used to be a lot more teachers who were passionate for teaching. Sometimes they hire teachers whose....

    Read 35 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 720,

  7. #9 Best Charter High Schools in America.

    The Charter School of Wilmington

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    Public School,

    WILMINGTON, DE,

    9-12,

    307 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The Charter School of Wilmington in Wilmington, Delaware is the best high school in Delaware in preparation for college! It is THE high school that offers science, technology, engineering and math....

    Read 307 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 971,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  8. #12 Best Charter High Schools in America.

    Benjamin Franklin High School

    Public School,

    NEW ORLEANS, LA,

    9-12,

    436 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says If you want to get ahead of the college crowd, Benjamin Franklin High School should be on your list. With rigorous courses and a plethora of AP courses to choose from, this school has got you....

    Read 436 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 997,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  9. #15 Best Charter High Schools in America.

    BASIS Flagstaff

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    Public School,

    FLAGSTAFF, AZ,

    K-12,

    50 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says BASIS Flagstaff has a fantastic culture surrounding academics. I have been prepared wonderfully for tests and have also managed to participate in a number of sports as well. I have done cross...I love how the students and teachers at BASIS encourage intellectualism and I do not feel scared to share my opinions or thoughts and be seen as "nerdy". In fact, having good ideas has, in my...My one criticism of BASIS is that, often, administrators are placed in jobs for which they are unprepared. For example, simple dances or school events are often not completed due to administrators'....

    Read 50 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 850,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  10. #16 Best Charter High Schools in America.

    Tempe Preparatory Academy

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    Public School,

    TEMPE, AZ,

    6-12,

    127 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love Tempe Prep! It is a small inclusive community, where bright minds come together to learn. My favorite class at Tempe Preparatory Academy is Humane Letters, which explores history and English....But, like any school, Tempe Prep has some problems. We do not have good diversity. My class is almost fully white, and I wish I had the opportunity to learn with people a different race than I. And,....

    Read 127 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 443,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  11. #17 Best Charter High Schools in America.

    Academy for Science & Design High School

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    Public School,

    NASHUA, NH,

    9-12,

    88 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says When I first started at ASD in sixth grade, I was determined to go somewhere else for high school. Now, I'm a senior, and staying was the best choice I ever made.ASD might be small and nerdy, but it has an incredible community. The teachers aren't there for the money; they're there because they're passionate and knowledgeable. The students all know and...We're best known for our academics, and for good reason. The high-school-level classes start in 7th grade, and they remain challenging and innovative all the way through 12th.Overall, ASD was ranked the number one high school in NH, and it truly is..

    Read 88 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 226,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  12. #20 Best Charter High Schools in America.

    Haas Hall Academy

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    Haas Hall Academy, AR,

    7-12,

    174 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Hello. I'm a freshman at Haas Hall Academy. Haas Hall Academy is a great school for so many reasons. First of all, Haas Hall strives for college readiness, and 100% of the students that go to Haas....

    Read 174 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 451,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  13. #21 Best Charter High Schools in America.

    BASIS Mesa

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    Public School,

    MESA, AZ,

    K-12,

    50 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Basis Mesa has taught me many things over the past 8 Years. The workload helped me develop tenacity and diligence. I absolutely love the teachers and atmosphere. They never fail to make sure that the....

    Read 50 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 823,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 28 to 1,

  14. #22 Best Charter High Schools in America.

    Great Hearts Academies - Chandler Prep

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    Public School,

    CHANDLER, AZ,

    K-12,

    88 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I find the student body to be diverse and vibrant with students from all different backgrounds. School pride is evident by the cleanliness and orderly nature of the school grounds. Teachers are....

    Read 88 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 735,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  15. #25 Best Charter High Schools in America.

    Orlando Science Middle/High Charter School

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    Orange County Public Schools, FL,

    6-12,

    175 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says After switching from my old elementary school to this school, I found it to be a drastic change. There are different buildings for each category of students (elementary, middle, high) and they're not....

    Read 175 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,109,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,