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State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia

SCSC 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 Releases 2022 Renewal Recommendations

The SCSC staff have released the 2022 renewal recommendations for the following state charter schools: Atlanta Heights Charter School, Brookhaven Innovation Academy, Cirrus Academy Charter School, Georgia Connections Academy, Ivy Preparatory Academy at Kirkwood, Southwest Georgia STEM Charter School and Statesboro STEAM Academy.

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

COVID-19: Information & Guidance for State Charter Schools

For information regarding the COVID-19 response, and additional guidance and resources for schools, please refer to the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) website at for additional guidance and resources to schools.

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