New Charter School Application Cycle Opens September 17

Posted on September 17, 2018
Categories: News from SDP

PHILADELPHIA—The School District of Philadelphia’s application process for new charter schools opened today, Monday, September 17. Applications are due Thursday, November 15, 2018 by 5 p.m.

The application process is only for new charter schools. Interested operators can access the application and other new charter application content online through the Charter Schools Office webpage on the District website at

During last year’s new charter application cycle, the District reviewed nine applications. One application was approved by the School Reform Commission in February 2018, with two additional applications approved after a resubmission. The requirement of an annual application process for new charter schools in Philadelphia became law in September 2014.

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