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Charter Schools: Market Research Report

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Charter Schools Market Research Report | NAICS OD4993 | Feb 2017

Study up: The industry is expected to continue expanding as their popularity increases

The Charter Schools market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Successful implementation of charter schools is expected to raise enrollment significantly
  • Educational outcomes have varied significantly for charter schools
  • Growth is due primarily to charter schools’ importance in inner cities
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Charter Schools industry offer primary- and secondary-level education funded by public sources, but afforded more flexibility in curriculum design and implementation than traditional public schools. Successful implementation of charter schools is expected to raise enrollment significantly over the past five years. In the coming years, the industry is expected to continue to expand as their popularity increases. More districts will introduce charter schools as an option for public education. However, an increase in households earning over $100,000 will threaten the industry, as these families will be more likely to send their children to private school... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry for the Charter Schools industry are high. Schools districts and state and local governments determine whether new schools are established. These decisions are made based on population growth, age demographics, transportation availability and existing school facilities, making these factors act as barriers to entry.

Land requirements can hinder potential elementary and secondary schools from being established, especially in heavily populated regions. Infrastructure costs are less an issue for charter school expansions, as these organizations may be for-profit or nonprofit entities with a larger funding basis than traditional public schools. In fact, newer and more lavish facilities are a large advantage industry operators share over their competitors. As .. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Charter Schools Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Charter Schools Industry are

  • Ability to attract local support/patronage
  • Ability to take advantage of government funding
  • Maintaining a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Urban population and Government funding for primary and secondary education in the Charter Schools industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Charter Schools Industry?

    Charter schools offer primary or secondary education, but are subject to fewer rules, regulations and statutes than traditional public schools. They receive less public funding than traditional public schools, typically a fixed amount per pupil. Their students are still required to take state-mandated exams. Charter schools are nonprofit entities and can receive donations from private sources.

    Industry Products
    Elementary schoolsSecondary schoolsK-12 schoolsUngraded
    Industry Activities
    Teaching basic literacy and numeracy Establishing foundations in science, mathematics, geography, history and other social sciencesProviding access to extracurricular activitiesMeeting accountability requirements outlined in the school's charter

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Urban population
  • Government funding for primary and secondary education
  • Number of K-12 students
  • Households earning more than $100,000
  • Current Performance
  • Exceptional growth
  • Mixed performance
  • Private school threats
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Exceptional growth
  • Mixed performance
  • Private school threats
  • Table: Charter Schools Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Charter Schools Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Book, Magazine & Newspaper Wholesaling
  • Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling
  • Household Furniture Manufacturing
  • Janitorial Services
  • Laboratory Supply Wholesaling
  • Office Stationery Manufacturing
  • Public School Bus Services
  • Products & Services
  • Elementary schools
  • Secondary schools
  • K-12 schools
  • Ungraded
  • Chart: Charter Schools Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
  • Demographics
  • Other demand drivers
  • Major Markets
  • Cities
  • Suburbs
  • Rural areas
  • Towns
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Charter Schools Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Charter Schools
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Charter Schools Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Los Angeles Unified School District
    New York City Department of Education
  • Table: Los Angeles Unified School District - financial performance
  • Table: New York City Department of Education - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Charter Schools Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Charter Schools Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Number of K-12 Students (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
  • Kindergarten to 12th grade (end of secondary school)
  • No Child Left Behind (Nclb)
  • Legislation signed into law by President Bush in 2002 that sets performance guidelines for all students and stipulates what must be included in accountability reports to parents.
  • Race To The Top
  • Series of grants and funding meant for States that are "leading the way with ambitious yet achievable plans for implementing coherent, compelling, and comprehensive education reform. "
  • School District
  • Local governments with powers similar to that of a town or a county, including taxation and eminent domain.
  • Virtual Classroom
  • An online classroom that allows participants to communicate and interact with one another, view presentations and videos and engage in remote group work.

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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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