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Every year, tens of thousands of California charter school students make history by becoming the first in their families to graduate from high school and go on to college. Read some of their stories and check out other examples of charter students' outstanding achievements.

Santiago Charter Middle School Students Go Digital to Showcase Their Learning School
Student-led conferences may be a growing end-of-year norm for students, but eighth graders at Santiago Charter Middle School stepped it up a notch and added a technology component.

One of the Top Students in the World: El Sol Alumni Aces AP Exam!
Noeli Zarate isn't just at the top of her class; she's on top of the world, having earned a perfect score on the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam last year.

Senior Megan Chan is a Homeschool Standout at Springs Charter Schools
Megan Chan wanted to take control of her high school experience and Springs Charter helped her do just that - by giving her the flexibility to manage her own education, on her terms.

School Stories

Every Senior at This San Diego Charter School Will Attend College
At O'Farrell Charter School, whose graduating class is almost entirely low-income students of color, every senior has been accepted to a college or university.

95% of Downtown College Prep Students Headed to College
The big proof-point at this Santa Clara County charter is this: 95% of students enroll in college after high school. What's more, 10% later return to serve as teachers, administrators and staff.

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