Helping create diverse public charter schools through research, advocacy, and outreach.
We’re a Coalition of charter schools that have racially, culturally and socioeconomically diverse student populations.
Communities of Practice at DCSC
Share expertise. Build a stronger community. Work towards equitable outcomes. Leverage skills and expertise for the benefit of all.
Annual Report 2019: A Movement of Diverse Charter Schools
Membership continues to grow. DCSC continues to advocate for our members across the country. And our second cohort of UnifiED has been launched.
DCSC 2020 Annual Convening
This year's past convening brought together 200 leaders from member schools and networks as well as partners from across the nation. Check out more on our highlights page.

Charter schools can contribute to solving the historic challenge of integrating our public school system.

Diverse Charter Schools Coalition
Diverse Charter Schools Coalition


The Diverse Charter Schools Coalition connects members with each other and with outside resources to help improve their practice.

Diverse Charter Schools Coalition
Diverse Charter Schools Coalition


We support research on the impact of diversity on the academic and social outcomes of students attending similarly diverse schools across the nation.

Diverse Charter Schools Coalition


We advocate that government and philanthropic support incentivizes demographic diversity in public schools.

 our approach

We encourage public schools to embody American diversity while preparing students to pursue higher education, meaningful work, and an equal role in our democracy.

Photo: Baltimore Montessori Charter School

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Press & Updates

  • Our current moment is rooted in history – a history we have a responsibility to teach while declaring that… 23 hours ago
  • [DCSC May] Revealing the Need for Change - 6 days ago
  • Congratulations to Russell Adelman-Cannon (with a grade-point average of 4.6444) and Derick Mejia (with a GPA of 4.… 6 days ago

from the DCSC blog

Blackstone Valley Prep

Blackstone Valley Prep (BVP) Mayoral Academy is a growing network of tuition-free public charter schools in northern Rhode Island serving 1,800 scholars in grades [...]

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Attend a Member Event

See events & happenings hosted by our member schools around the country.

04jun4:00 pm5:00 pmFuture Ready Librarians®: Building Strong Partnerships with School and District LeadersLive Virtual Event [4:00pm-5:00pm EST]

09jun4:00 pm5:00 pmWeekly COVID-19 WebinarsLive Virtual Event [Every Tuesday at 4:00pm EST]

09jun4:00 pm5:30 pmRIDES Session 2: Sharing ways of keeping race and equity on the table during the pandemicLive Virtual Event [4:00pm-5:30pm EST]

10jun2:00 pm3:00 pmBuilding Strong School-to-Community Partnerships to Support Student-Centered LearningLive Virtual Event [2:00pm-3:00pm EST]

10jun3:00 pm4:30 pmLooking Forward: Planning for the School Year AheadLive Virtual Event [3:00-4:30 EST]

11jun1:00 pm3:00 pmTechnology & Schools: Coronavirus, Remote Learning, and BeyondLive Virtual Event [1:00pm-3:00pm EST]

24jun1:00 pm2:30 pmDiversity Talks: White Folks (Part I): We Have to Talk About RaceLive Virtual Event [1:00pm - 2:30pm EST]

16jul9:00 am5:00 pmVirtual National Charter Schools ConferenceLive Virtual Event [July 16, 23, 30]

20julAll Day2411th Annual DC Data SummitLive Virtual Event [7/20-7/24]

22jul1:00 pm2:30 pmDiversity Talks - White Folks (Part II): A Call to ActionLive Virtual Event [1:00pm - 2:30pm EST]

23jul9:00 am5:00 pmVirtual National Charter Schools ConferenceLive Virtual Event [July 16, 23, 30]

30jul9:00 am5:00 pmVirtual National Charter Schools ConferenceLive Virtual Event [July 16, 23, 30]

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