2013 Charter School Application Cycle
2013 OPSB Charter School Request For Applications (RFA)
The 2013 OPSB Charter School RFA process is now closed; no new charter school applications are being accepted by the district at this time.
Cover sheets and executive summaries for all submissions received in response to the 2013 OPSB Charter School RFA, as well as executive summaries of the recommendation report provided by the district’s independent evaluation team for each application, are available below. The results of the independent evaluation are taken under advisement by OPSB during its deliberations, but the recommendations of the evaluation teams are not binding on the Board.
Complete copies of all 2013 charter application materials will be available for viewing at both the public hearing and the September Board Business Meeting.
Cypress Charter School Association
The Learning Lab
Smothers Academy Preparatory School for Arts and Sciences
Thurgood Marshall College Fund Collegiate Academy @ SUNO
- TMCF Collegiate Academy Cover Sheet
- TMCF Collegiate Academy Executive Summary
- TMCF Collegiate Academy Independent Evaluation
2013 Charter School RFA Materials & Timeline
- Part 1: Notice of Intent & Eligibility Review (This phase is now CLOSED).
2013 OPSB Charter School RFA – NOI and Eligibility
- Part 2: Application & Supplementary Material (This phase is now CLOSED).
OPSB 2013 Charter School RFA
OPSB 2013 CHARTER SCHOOL APPLICATION AND EVALUATION TIMELINE
|Eligibility Determinations & RFA Release||May 31|
|Review Room Launch||June 7|
|Web-based Orientation Sessions for Applicants||June 7 and June 18, 10am|
|Deadline for submission of applications||July 12, 12:00pm CST|
|Requests for Clarification presented to applicants||August 16|
|Deadline for applicant responses to Request for Clarification||August 23, 3pm CST|
|Capacity Interviews||August 28|
|Recommendation Reports released to applicants and OPSB staff||September 9|
|Deadline for applicant response to Recommendation Reports||September 11, 5pm CST|
|OPSB September Meetings||September 13-17|
For additional resources for prospective applicants, click here.
For information on OPSB’s 2012 Charter School RFA, click here.
For any other questions regarding OPSB’s Charter School RFA and application process, please contact
Colleston Morgan, Jr.
Director of Charter School Performance & Accountability
2012 Type 3 Charter Application – Click here to download
2012 Type 3 Charter Application Timeline – Click here to view
All charter school proposals submitted to OPSB are public records, pursuant to the Louisiana Public Records Law, LSA-R.S. 44:1 et seq.
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