Top 10 Best Washington Charter Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 17 charter public schools serving 4,616 students in Washington.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in Washington are Catalyst Public Schools, Impact Public Schools and Spokane International Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Washington charter public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Washington public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 53% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Washington public school average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Best Charter Public Schools in Washington (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Catalyst Public Schools
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1305 Ironsides Ave
Bremerton, WA 98310
(360) 830-6037
Grades: K-8
| 292 students
Rank: #22.
Impact Public Schools
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3438 S. 148th Street
Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 712-7640
Grades: K-5
| 595 students
Rank: #33.
Spokane International Academy
Magnet School
Charter School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
777 E Magnesium Rd
Spokane, WA 99208
(509) 209-8730
Grades: K-9
| 682 students
Rank: #44.
Intergenerational High School
Magnet School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1 Bellis Fair Parkway, # 104
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 927-1119
Grades: 9-12
| 48 students
Rank: #55.
Lumen High School
Magnet School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
718 W. Riverside Avenue
Spokane, WA 99218
(509) 570-3921
Grades: 9-12
| 38 students
Rank: #66.
Rainier Prep
Charter School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10211 12th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 494-5979
Grades: 5-8
| 332 students
Rank: #77.
Summit Public School: Sierra
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1025 S King St
Seattle, WA 98134
(206) 453-2520
Grades: 9-12
| 296 students
Rank: #88.
Summit Public School: Atlas
Charter School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9601 35th Avenue Sw
Seattle, WA 98126
(206) 307-7645
Grades: 6-12
| 461 students
Rank: #99.
Pinnacles Prep Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
504 S. Chelan Ave.
Wenatchee, WA 98801
(805) 669-8801
Grades: 6-7
| 113 students
Rank: #1010.
Pride Prep School
Magnet School
Charter School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
811 E. Sprague, Suite A
Spokane, WA 99202
(509) 389-4848
Grades: 6-12
| 639 students
Rank: #1111.
Summit Public School: Olympus
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
409 Puyallup Ave
Seattle, WA 98134
(253) 444-9781
Grades: 9-12
| 179 students
Rank: #1212.
Pullman Community Montessori
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Nw State St, Rm 215
Pullman, WA 99163
(509) 336-5909
Grades: K-9
| 124 students
Rank: #1313.
Rainier Valley Leadership Academy
Charter School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6020 Rainier Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98118
(206) 659-0956
Grades: 6-12
| 160 students
Rank: #1414.
Innovation Schools
Charter School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-24% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
412 W. Poplar St.
Walla Walla, WA 99362
(509) 593-5700
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Cascade Public Schools
Magnet School
Charter School
22419 Pacific Highway South
Seattle, WA 98198
(253) 271-8629
Grades: 9-12
| 100 students
Rank: n/an/a
Impact | Salish Sea Elementary School
Charter School
3438 S. 148th Street
Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 712-7640
Grades: K-5
| 290 students
Rank: n/an/a
Impact Public Schools
Charter School
1301 E 34th Street
Tacoma, WA 98404
(206) 769-3429
Grades: PK-5
| 267 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked charter public schools in Washington?
The top ranked charter public schools in Washington include Catalyst Public Schools, Impact Public Schools and Spokane International Academy.
How many charter public schools are located in Washington?
17 charter public schools are located in Washington.
What is the racial composition of students in Washington?
Washington charter public schools minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Washington public schools average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

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