Category: Charter School Facilities

A Letter from Stuart Ellis

I hear it time and time again – access to adequate facilities is one of the most significant challenges charter schools face today. With more than 1 million students across the country on charter school waitlists and the fact that many charters operate in suboptimal buildings, the lack of facilities is a severe obstacle to…

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Charter School Capital and FL Charter Leaders Discuss Capital & Charter Facilities Funding

Charter School Capital sponsored a breakfast meeting this week in Florida with more than 50 charter school principals and assistant principals from the Orange County Public School District in attendance. This gathering was co-sponsored by Kia Scott, Executive Director, and Gina Doyle, Senior Administrator of the School Choice Services of the Orange County Public Schools. We…

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Charter School Facilities Funds Help to Acquire First Facility in NC

Charter School Capital, the nation’s leading provider of growth capital and charter school facilities funds to charter schools, announced today that its facilities arm, American Education Properties (AEP), has purchased the building located at 600 Tommy’s Road in Goldsboro, N.C., from American Charter Development for $9.2 million. Funded earlier this summer, the acquisition provides a long…

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Charter School Capital Acquires Two Charter School Facilities in Florida

Charter School Capital’s facilities arm, American Education Properties (AEP), has acquired two Florida charter school facilities for $30.5 million from ESJ Capital Partners and MG3 Developer Group. The charter schools operating in the two facilities are Renaissance Charter School at University in Tamarac, Fla. and Kid’s Community College Southeast Riverview in Riverview, Fla. The Renaissance…

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Charter Schools Face Facilities Challenges

Access to appropriate facilities and the funds to pay for them remain big obstacles for charter school expansion today. More than one million students are on charter school waiting lists across the country. One reason for this points to facilities needs. With only 12% of charters able to qualify for a bond, many are left…

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Five Florida Schools Acquired With Charter School Facilities Financing

Charter School Capital is excited to announce that its facilities arm, American Education Properties (AEP), has acquired five Florida charter school facilities, securing long-term occupancy and opportunity for the schools’ expansion via charter school facilities financing. “It is immensely gratifying to positively impact the future of 4,065 students in a single transaction,” said Stuart Ellis,…

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Charter school funding options

Across the country, today’s charter schools need better access to charter school funding for working capital and facilities financing at all stages of growth. Having reliable sources of charter school funding when needed allows schools to hire teachers, purchase textbooks, upgrade classroom technology, and expand the school’s facilities footprint so charter leaders can focus on…

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