The 21st Century Preparatory School, a K-8 independent charter school, opened in the fall of 2002 through authorization from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents.
The Charter is held by Racine Charter One, Inc., a Wisconsin 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation.
The Board of Directors of Racine Charter One oversees the school and operates under the By-Laws established for it.
The Board has 12-members, including an ex-officio representative of the Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin – Parkside.
The school is currently administered by a five-member Leadership Team led by the school’s Executive Director.