We proudly serve any community where families lack choices in schooling. The majority of our public charter schools are located in underperforming urban school districts. We customize our program and services to meet the needs of each diverse community.
While the percentage of students who qualify for the Free & Reduced Lunch program can be as low as 60% in suburban areas, it is 100% for over three-quarters of our network.
ACCEL Schools offer an average of 22% more instructional hours per year than the state’s requirement for charter schools.Ohio Requirement 920ACCEL Schools Average 1164
Broadway Academy (Cleveland, OH) is a story of remarkable turnaround. Now ranking in the Top 25% of Ohio charter schools, Broadway Academy increased in Performance Index by 36 points in two academic years.2017 Points 392018 Points 532019 Points 75
Ohio’s Value-Added grade measures the amount of learning a student achieves in a single academic year. Across the ACCEL Schools network, 94% of schools have similar or better Value-Added grades than the average school in their district.Percent Better 78Percent Similar or Better 94
Brick & Mortar School Highlights
Starting the School Year Amid a National Bus Driver Shortage
East Academy Teacher & Students Interviewed by WKYC Studios for Back to School Anthem
ACCEL Schools Reopen With a Full Array of Learning Options for 2020-21 School Year
Online School Highlights
ACCEL Opens Specialized Virtual School to Serve the Post-Pandemic Student