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Welcome to the Charter School Office Portal!

The portal is now open for the submission of Round 2 Letters of Intent to Apply for a Charter School!

The New York State Education Department’s Charter School Office (“NYSED”) announces the second opportunity for applicant groups to submit applications to apply for and establish new high quality charter schools authorized by the Board of Regents. Applications may be submitted by applicant groups consisting of teachers, parents, school administrators, community residents, existing education corporations, or any combination thereof. To be eligible for a charter, applicant groups and their proposed boards of trustees must demonstrate the capacity to successfully launch and open a new school in 2017. 

The portal is open for the submission of Round 2 application materials.  Please click here to access the2016 Final RFP and Application Kit. The deadline for the submission of Round 2 Letters of Intent is 3:00 p.m. on June 28, 2016.

Thank you,
Charter Schools Office