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Submit a Replication Letter of Intent to replicate an existing school here.
Existing state charter schools* and existing local charter schools** are eligible*** to submit a charter replication petition. A charter replication means the creation of a second (or subsequent) charter school that utilizes the instructional program and/or academic model of an existing charter school but operates under a separate and independent charter contract.
An existing state charter school is a public school that meets the definition of “charter school” in O.C.G.A. § 20-2-2061(3) and the definition of “state charter school” in O.C.G.A. § 20-2-2081(5).
An existing local charter school is a public school that meets the definition of “charter school” in O.C.G.A. § 20-2-2062(3) and the definition of “local charter school” in O.C.G.A. § 20-2-2062(7).
Eligible/Eligibility means an opportunity to submit a replication petition to the State Charter Schools Commission (SCSC) upon meeting the criteria in the SCSC Replication Policy. Eligibility does not guarantee approval by the SCSC Board of Commissioners.
* Existing charter schools seeking to submit a charter replication petition must submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) by the SCSC deadline and meet the eligibility criteria in the
SCSC’s Replication Policy
Access the Replication Letter of Intent here.
** Upon request, capacity interviews and recommendations may occur at an earlier date, provided the petitioner has met all applicable legal requirements.
Submission Deadline: December 11, 2023