Brighter Choice Charter Schools remain the only single-gender tuition-free elementary public schools serving the Capital Region. Established in 2002, the boys' school and the girls' school provide parents a unique opportunity to give their children a gender specific education, as offered at many private academies. The Brighter Choice model is one that combines high academic standards, a nurturing environment and heightened accountability. This combination provides children the exceptional urban elementary education they deserve. Click on the silhouette below to learn more about Brighter Choice Charter School for Girls or Brighter Choice Charter School for Boys.