State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia

State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia Mission & Vision


The State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia (SCSC) is Georgia's state-level, independent charter school authorizing board that seeks to improve public education throughout the state by authorizing high-quality charter schools that provide students with better educational opportunities than they would otherwise receive in tradition


Innovative and superior charter schools advancing education in every community.
What we do

SCSC Announcements

SCSC Strategic Plan: Growing a Brighter Future

The State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia Board of Commissioners adopted the agency's inaugural strategic plan at the June board meeting.

New Charter School Growth Initiative

Initiative Provides Support for New Charter Schools in Georgia

The Georgia Strategic Charter School Growth Initiative launches to encourage charter school expansion and creation throughout the state.

Monthly Newsletter

Read the latest SCSC newsletter. Subscribe here to get the next edition. 

School Performance

See how your state charter school is doing. The Comprehensive Performance Framework tool assesses schools’ academic, financial and organizational performance.

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Who may start a charter school in Georgia?

Existing local schools, private individuals, private organizations, and state and local public entities may organize a charter public school subject to a performance-based contract approved by both the state and local boards of education or by the state board of education alone.

School Announcements

State Charter Schools Commission Renews Six State Charter Schools

Renewals were granted for six state charter schools following a petition and interview process. 

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