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2015-16 APPLICATIONS

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APPLICATIONS FOR 2015-2016

Charter Application Press Release
(pdf, 32kb)

On September 4, 2014, the State Board of Education voted to move 11 schools into the planning year phase with a targeted opening of August 2015. More information about those applicants is available below.

The following 11 were approved by the SBE:
Charlotte Lab
Excelsior Classical
Ignite
KIPP: Durham Preparatory
Patriot Academy
PAVE SE Raleigh
Piedmont Classical
Queen City STEM
Shining Rock Classical
VERITAS Community School
Youngsville Academy

On December 6, 2013, the NC Office of Charter Schools received 71 charter applications for consideration to open a charter school in August 2015. You can find some basic information about those applicants on the Excel spreadsheet.
(xls, 51kb)

The following spreadsheet lists the 2015-16 applications that were complete and received a review by the Charter Schools Advisory Board (CSAB). The spreadsheet displays the evaluation team recommendations for interview, the CSAB recommendations based upon the interviews, and those that decided to submit a request for reconsideration (and those results as well).
(xls, 1.4mb)

APPLICATIONS A-F APPLICATIONS G-O APPLICATIONS P-Z
A. Michael Dixon School of Leadership & Arts
(pdf, 226kb)
Appendices (pdf, 1.9mb)
Rubric (pdf, 296kb)
Gateway Charter Academy
(pdf, 304kb)
Appendices (pdf, 4.8mb)
Rubric (pdf, 352kb)
Patriot Charter Academy
(pdf, 302kb)
Appendices (pdf, 3.2mb)
Rubric (pdf, 349kb)
Addie C. Morris Children's School
(pdf, 288kb)
Appendices (pdf, 5.0mb)
Rubric (pdf, 335kb)
Heritage Learning Academy
(pdf, 202kb)
Appendices (pdf, 12.5mb)
Rubric (pdf, 262kb)
PAVE Southeast Raleigh Charter School
(pdf, 279kb)
Appendices (pdf, 6.9mb)
Rubric (pdf, 327kb)
AMITA
(pdf, 268kb)
Appendices (pdf, 18.8mb)
Rubric (pdf, 327kb)
Ignite Innovation Academy - Pitt
(pdf, 235kb)
Appendices (pdf, 3.8mb)
Rubric (pdf, 291kb)
Piedmont Classical High School
(pdf, 195kb)
Appendices (pdf, 9.2mb)
Rubric (pdf, 252kb)
Antonio Academy
(pdf, 195kb)
Appendices (pdf, 8.9mb)
J.E. Graham Leadership Academy
(pdf, 201kb)
Appendices (pdf, 1.2mb)
Pinnacle of Durham Charter School
(pdf, 199kb)
Appendices (pdf, 3.7mb)
Appalachian Heritage Academy
(pdf, 220kb)
Appendices (pdf, 11.2mb)
Rubric (pdf, 277kb)
James Madison Academy
(pdf, 205kb)
Appendices (pdf, 5.0mb)
Queen City STEM School
(pdf, 246kb)
Appendices (pdf, 9.9mb)
Rubric (pdf, 315kb)
Asheville Math & Science Academy
(pdf, 249kb)
Appendices (pdf, 8.1mb)
Rubric (pdf, 307kb)
Kaleidoscope Art and Technology High School
(pdf, 185kb)
Appendices (pdf, 2.2mb)
Queen's Grant High School
(pdf, 211kb)
Appendices (pdf, 12.1mb)
Rubric (pdf, 266kb)
Ballancrest Charter Academy
(pdf, 282kb)
Appendices (pdf, 5.4mb)
Rubric (pdf, 340kb)

Kannapolis Charter Academy
(pdf, 285kb)
Appendices (pdf, 7.0mb)
Rubric (pdf, 349kb)

Renaissance West Neighborhood Academy
(pdf, 227kb)
Appendices (pdf, 4.8mb)
Rubric (pdf, 277kb)
Bastiat Classical School
(pdf, 199kb)
Appendices (pdf, 3.4mb)
Rubric (pdf, 254kb)
Kerr-Vance Academy Charter
(pdf, 249kb)
Appendices (pdf, 12.0mb)
Rubric (pdf, 310kb)
Ridgeview Charter School
(pdf, 225kb)
Appendices (pdf, 17.6mb)
Bonnie Cone Academy
(pdf, 224kb)
Appendices (pdf, 5.2mb)
Rubric (pdf, 283kb)
KIPP Durham College Preparatory
(pdf, 248kb)
Appendices (pdf, 35.9mb)
Rubric (pdf, 300kb)
River Pointe Preparatory Academy
(pdf, 284kb)
Appendices (pdf, 6.3mb)
Rubric (pdf, 333kb)
Cabarrus STEM Academy
(pdf, 245kb)
Appendices (pdf, 9.3mb)
Rubric (pdf, 304kb)
Lake Academy
(pdf, 226kb)
Appendices (pdf, 11.4mb)
Rubric (pdf, 280kb)
Robert J Brown Leadership Academy
(pdf, 302kb)
Appendices (pdf, 2.9mb)
Rubric (pdf, 345kb)
Capital City Charter High School
(pdf, 351kb)
Appendices (pdf, 4.0mb)
Rubric (pdf, 326kb)
Lee Scholars Academy
(pdf, 283kb)
Appendices (pdf, 6.1mb)
Rubric (pdf, 330kb)
Russell Lee Jones Charter High School
(pdf, 201kb)
Appendices (pdf, 15.6mb)
Cardinal Charter Academy of Knightdale
(pdf, 283kb)
Appendices (pdf, 6.7mb)
Rubric (pdf, 329kb)
Mallard Creek STEM Academy
(pdf, 284kb)
Appendices (pdf, 3.6mb)
Rubric (pdf, 340kb)
Shining Rock Classical Academy
(pdf, 246kb)
Appendices (pdf, 4.9mb)
Rubric (pdf, 299kb)
Cardinal Charter Academy at N. Raleigh
(pdf, 282kb)
Appendices (pdf, 6.4mb)
Rubric (pdf, 331kb)
Matthews Academy
(pdf, 197kb)
Appendices (pdf, 2.5mb)
Rubric (pdf, 262kb)
Southpoint Academy
(pdf, 201kb)
Appendices (pdf, 14.9mb)
Rubric (pdf, 266kb)
Central Wake Charter High School
(pdf, 266kb)
Appendices (pdf, 4.0mb)
Rubric (pdf, 318kb)
Matthews-Mint Hill Charter Academy
(pdf, 312kb)
Appendices (pdf, 7.7mb)
Rubric (pdf, 352kb)
Springs Academy
(pdf, 220kb)
Appendices (pdf, 1.7mb)
Rubric (pdf, 274kb)
Charlotte Lab School
(pdf, 262kb)
Appendices (pdf, 2.3mb)
Rubric (pdf, 312kb)
Mecklenburg Charter Academy at Lake Norman
(pdf, 284kb)
Appendices (pdf, 8.0mb)
Rubric (pdf, 331kb)
Success Academy of Warren County
(pdf, 200kb)
Appendices (pdf, 2.7mb)
Rubric (pdf, 251kb)
Davidson Charter Academy
(pdf, 234kb)
Appendices (pdf, 4.2mb)
Rubric (pdf, 297kb)
Mecklenburg Charter Academy at McAlpine
(pdf, 284kb)
Appendices (pdf, 7.2mb)
Rubric (pdf, 346kb)
T.E.A.M. D&K Academy
(pdf, 220kb)
Appendices (pdf, 2.8mb)
Empowerment Academy Charter School
(pdf, 193kb)
Appendices (pdf, 2.3mb)
Mooresville Charter Academy
(pdf, 284kb)
Appendices (pdf, 8.6mb)
Rubric (pdf, 331kb)
The Aviation Medical Information Technology Academy
(pdf, 268kb)
Appendices (pdf, 18.7mb)
Rubric (pdf, 314kb)
Essentials of Excellence Academy
(pdf, 218kb)
Appendices (pdf, 2.1mb)
Rubric (pdf, 279kb)
New Hope Charter School
(pdf, 208kb)
Appendices (pdf, 6.9mb)
Rubric (pdf, 264kb)
Town Center Charter High School
(pdf, 266kb)
Appendices (pdf, 4.1mb)
Rubric (pdf, 316kb)
Excelsior Classical Academy
(pdf, 272kb)
Appendices (pdf, 4.1mb)
Rubric (pdf, 315kb)
Next Generation Academy
(pdf, 214kb)
Appendices (pdf, 3.8mb)
Rubric (pdf, 276kb)
Union Preparatory Charter School
(pdf, 284kb)
Appendices (pdf, 5.8mb)
Rubric (pdf, 330kb)
Felix A. Penn School of the Arts
(pdf, 205kb)
Appendices (pdf, 3.9mb)
Rubric (pdf, 266kb)
North Carolina Connections Academy
(pdf, 391kb)
Appendices (pdf, 7.5mb)
Rubric (pdf, 443kb)
Unity Charter School
(pdf, 221kb)
Appendices (pdf, 4.3mb)
Rubric (pdf, 275kb)
FernLeaf Community Charter School
(pdf, 255kb)
Appendices (pdf, 4.7mb)
Rubric (pdf, 305kb)
North Carolina Virtual Academy
(pdf, 453kb)
Appendices (pdf, 9.1mb)
Rubric (pdf, 497kb)
VERITAS Community School
(pdf, 252kb)
Appendices (pdf, 8.8mb)
Rubric (pdf, 310kb)
FOCUS Charter School
(pdf, 201kb)
Appendices (pdf, 4.9mb)
Rubric (pdf, 261kb)
Open GATE Leadership Academy
(pdf, 233kb)
Appendices (pdf, 1.7mb)
Rubric (pdf, 290kb)
Wilson Community School of Technology
(pdf, 219kb)
Appendices (pdf, 1019kb)
Rubric (pdf, 276kb)
Frontier Academy
(pdf, 198kb)
Appendices (pdf, 4.7mb)
Rubric (pdf, 260kb)
Our City's Community School
(pdf, 202kb)
Appendices (pdf, 4.6mb)
Rubric (pdf, 260kb)
Wisdom Academy
(pdf, 236kb)
Appendices (pdf, 4.5mb)
Rubric (pdf, 288kb)
Furman Bridges International Academy
(pdf, 244kb)
Appendices (pdf, 11.9mb)
Rubric (pdf, 315kb)
  Youngsville Academy
(pdf, 206kb)
Appendices (pdf, 11.6mb)
Rubric (pdf, 260kb)

175 Letters of Intent (LOI) were submitted ahead of the 12 noon deadline on September 6, 2013. These groups may complete charter proposals by the December 6, 2013 application deadline. The spreadsheet below provides some basic information on each group that completed a LOI.
(xls, 222kb)   UPDATED 09/16/13