Initial Charter Petition Process
Please note the steps below:

  • Review Charter Administrative Regulations, Board Policies, and Resolutions prior to submitting a petition
  • Petitions must be delivered to the Office of the Superintendent
  • Petitions must be submitted between September 1 and March 1 to begin operations for the following school year
  • Public Hearing will be held no later than 30 days after petition submission
  • Board Action will be held no later than 60 days after petition submission, provided, however, that the date be extended for an additional 30 days upon written mutual agreement
  • Petitioners must submit one (1) printed copy of the charter school petition and one (1) electronic copy on CDROM or flash drive