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OPEN A SCHOOL WITH THE SCPCSD

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Welcome to the SCPCSD! We are excited about working with schools applying to us to open in the 2020-2021 school year. Please join us for our Pre-Applicant Work Session on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at the SCPCSD office located at 3710 Landmark Drive Columbia, Sc 29204. It will begin at 10:00 a.m.

If you have questions, please contact Catherine Watt, SCPCSD Director of Charter Development at cwatt@sccharter.org or 803.734.0524.

The Process
STEP 1: LETTER OF INTENT

Submit a simple letter indicating your intent to open a charter school with the South Carolina Public Charter School District.

STEP 2: SUBMIT AN APPLICATION

All charter proposals this cycle must be submitted electronically via the SCDE’s online application. The SCDE will conduct a training session on the submission process for all applicants. For questions, please contact Kayla Audette at the SCDE at kaudette@ed.sc.gov or 803.734.2781. All applications are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 1, 2019. The SCPCSD requires the completion of additional documentation as part of your application. Please see below under What You’ll Need To Submit for more details.

STEP 3: EVALUATION

Once the application is submitted, the SCPCSD Board of Trustees must hold a public hearing within 90 days to determine whether or not the group will be granted a charter.

What You'll Need To Submit

Please note that the following documentation will be housed in the SCDE online application for completion. You will need to complete all forms that apply to your model. Please ensure that you select the SCPCSD as your authorizer at the top of the application in order to access these forms.