OCPS Deadlines for a Charter School Application

Source: OCPS website, Dec 2012

March 28, 2013

Applicants meet with the Principal of School Choice Services, in an open meeting format to discuss the application template and procedures. School Choice Services phone number is (407) 317-3484. Please call to RSVP if you plan on attending this meeting no later than Friday, March 22, 2013.

June 1, 2013

Applicants must submit a letter of intent no later than 60 days prior to the August 1st application submission deadline.

Applicants may receive technical assistance from district staff. A draft application must be submitted no later than June 1 of each calendar year for charter schools to be opened at the beginning of the School District’s next calendar year.

Charter School applicants may also request technical assistance from the Office of Public School Choice, Florida Department of Education anytime at (850) 245-0502.

August 1, 2013

Applicant submits final application for a charter school to the Office of the Superintendent. The original application plus 20 copies and one electronic copy in PDF must be submitted in a binder or bound. Any appendices or additional information must be included in one PDF document. Applications must include a Table of Contents with page numbers and all sections must be tabbed. Please ensure all supplementary materials are included in the application. With the submission of the final application, no further changes will be accepted.


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