Montgomery County Public Schools’ Charter Application website is intended to provide important information, dates and resources for those interested in submitting a charter school application for consideration.
Charter Applications for the 2016-2017 school year will be submitted on April 1, 2015. Watch this page for further updates.
Charter School Application Form (PDF)
This is the application for schools that wish to open in the 2016-2017 school year. All applicants must use this application.
Note: Charter School Expenditure Budget must be filled out using this spreadsheet.
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Stephanie P. Williams, director
Montgomery County Public Schools
Office of Shared Accountability
Department of Policy, Records and
850 Hungerford Drive, Room 11
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Policy CFB: Public Charter Schools (PDF) Sets
forth guidance for the application, evaluation, approval,
implementation, and ongoing monitoring process for public charter
Regulation CFB-RA: Public Charter Schools (PDF)Establishes criteria for the evaluation of proposals for public charter schools, the principles guiding the negotiation and contracting process, and assignment of responsibility for oversight of approved public charter schools.
All MCPS PoliciesView all MCPS policies and regulations
The following resource is applicable for charter schools that wish to open for the 2016-2017 school year