Colorado Charter School Institute

The Colorado Charter School Institute (CSI) is the state's only non-district charter school authorizer.  Currently, CSI serves 34 Colorado charter schools across Colorado.  CSI was formed after the passage of The Charter School Institute Act in 2004. Learn more about the Colorado Charter School Institute.

Our Mission

The mission of the Charter School Institute shall be to foster high-quality public school choices offered through Institute charter schools that deliver rigorous academic content and high academic performance in a safe environment and on par with the highest performing schools, including particularly schools for at-risk students.

Updates & Announcements


SB 191 Implementation Toolkit
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CDE's Strategic Priorities: Updates
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TPAAK Earns Literacy Award
Posted on 07/18/2014
CSI's New Website
Posted on 11/18/2013
MacLaren to Host National School Choice Week Event