Category: Success Stories

Congrats to IDEA Public Schools, Broad Prize Winner

The Charter School Capital team congratulates IDEA Public Schools on winning the 2016 Broad Prize. The Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools is awarded to Charter Management Organization (CMOs) honors the public charter management organization that has demonstrated the best academic outcomes in recent years, particularly for low-income students and students of color. The award…

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$75 Million In Charter School Facilities Funding

In June of this year, we announced a $500 million facilities fund, and the formation of American Education Properties (AEP), a collaboration between Charter School Capital, the nation’s leading provider of working and growth capital to charter schools, and American Infrastructure MLP Funds (AIM), a leading private investment firm specializing in real property, infrastructure and…

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$500 Million in Capital for Charter School Facilities

Last week, at the National Charter School Conference in Las Vegas, we announced an innovative $500 million charter school facilities program to help charter schools nationwide address one of the charter school movement’s biggest challenges – securing facilities that meet the growing needs of charter schools. The formation of American Education Properties, LLC (AEP) brings…

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I CAN Stares Down Challenges And Funds Charter School Growth

Even the most successful organizations face difficulties when expanding, and charter schools in particular face extra challenges. Public funding is determined by current, not projected, student enrollment. Advances for capital needs can be difficult to obtain from traditional banks, particularly given the often unfair reputation charter schools have as risky investments. This is the situation…

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Arizona College Prep Academy Charter School Grows Into New Facility

Planning, locating and securing facilities is challenging for most charter schools, as Arizona College Prep Academy in Tucson learned through experience.  The charter school recently held a grand opening celebration of it’s new facility that now accommodates classes and extra-curricular activities for nearly 125 students with room to grow. Arizona College Prep Academy opened originally…

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Excel Prep Offers Education and Community to Students

Consistency and community are critical to educational development. Those are the motivating principles behind Excel Prep, an in-demand charter school group in San Bernardino, California. Chartered in 2009 with its first campus open in 2010, Excel Prep charter schools offer an excellent learning environment dedicated to helping K – 6 students, many from disadvantaged backgrounds….

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