Who We Are
The Colorado Charter School Institute (CSI) is a statewide charter school authorizer whose mission is to foster high-quality public school options that meet the needs of all students. CSI oversees schools across Colorado, from Fruita to Colorado Springs, Durango to Steamboat Springs.
We believe that every child should have access to high-performing school choices. We are committed to fostering a portfolio of high-quality charter public school options that offer diverse educational models to best meet the needs of every child.
Our mission is to foster high-quality charter public school choices, particularly those closing the opportunity gap.
We Serve All Students
CSI’s service to students of color, students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, students with a 504 Plan, and English Learners reflects that of the state.
Our service to students who qualify for special education continues to trend upward.
We Hold Our Schools Accountable for High Performance
3 out of 4 CSI schools earned the state’s highest academic rating.