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2013-14 Enrollment Lottery Estimates

Out of the 183 New York City charter schools currently enrolling students for 2013-14,155 (85%) responded to the NYC Charter School Center’s survey about their lottery application rates. Based on survey data, the Charter Center estimates that New York City charter schools received a total of 181,600 applications for 18,600 available seats. Discounting for students who apply to more than one school, this represents an estimated 69,000 applicants for 18,600 seats—creating a citywide charter school “waiting list” of an estimated 50,400.
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