The Ohio Council of Community Schools (OCCS) sponsors 46 charter schools across Ohio ensuring they are legally, financially, and academically sound.
As a sponsor of community schools, OCCS is a student-centered organization advocating excellence in education through strategic partnerships.
Advancing educational choice and achieving excellence through leadership and innovation.
We strongly believe in advancing educational choice and achieving excellence through leadership and innovation. At the heart of our organization are our five core values:
Public charter schools generally operate with just two-thirds of the per-pupil funding provided for traditional public school students, and those funds must be allocated to cover the significant costs of education, facilities and transportation. With very limited exceptions, Ohio charter schools receive no portion of local share or levy funding.