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To ensure a rigorous and transparent application process, the Office of Charter Schools is requesting public input regarding the strength of charter school applications submitted in 2018. Any comments received by Friday, April 27, will be considered during the internal review of all 2018 charter school applications. All comments will also be submitted to the School Board prior to the scheduled vote on June 26, including any comments received after April 27.

  • Click HERE to access a summary of all applications.
  • Click HERE to access the charter applications.
  • Click HERE to submit your comments.

Charter Schools

In addition to the Tennessee State Department of Education’s (TDOE) Application and Budget, sponsors applying for charter schools by April 2, 2018 are required to submit the 2018 Charter Application. Information on how to submit charter school applications is available on the TDOE website. Sponsors applying for renewal by April 2, 2018 are required to submit the 2018 Charter Renewal Application also found on the TDOE website.

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