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Welcome to the Charter School Office Portal!

Invited Applicant Groups: Full Applications Due March 17, 2017.

The New York State Education Department’s Charter School Office (“NYSED”) announces the first of two opportunities in 2017 for applicant groups to apply for a charter school and establish new high quality seats for students authorized by the Board of Regents.To be eligible for a charter, applicant groups and their proposed boards of trustees must satisfy the evaluation criteria outlined in 2017 Final RFP and Application Kit and thereby demonstrate the capacity to successfully launch and open a new school in 2018.  

Recently approved but not yet opened charter schools are to use the portal to submit documentation of completed Pre-Opening Tasks. The board chair has received log-in information on 1/17/17, and may add additional team members including school staff to the pre-established school account.  Please do not create duplicate accounts.

Thank you,
Charter Schools Office