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Charter Schools

In addition to the Tennessee State Department of Education’s (TDOE) Application and Budget, sponsors applying for charter schools by April 1, 2019 are required to submit the 2019 Charter Application. Additionally, All applicants must file a Letter of Intent at least 60 days prior to the application deadline of April 1. This letter must be delivered to the local board of education and the Tennessee Department of Education no later than February 1. Information on how to submit charter school applications and letters of intent is available on the TDOE website. Sponsors applying for renewal by April 1, 2019 are required to submit the 2019 Charter Renewal Application also found on the TDOE website.

Please submit applications and letters of intents to the department using the contact information below:

Helpful Links to Resources About Charter Schools

For your convenience, the following is a list of helpful links to various resources regarding charter schools.

  • 2018 Charter Schools Annual Report