Start a School

Starting a charter school requires commitment, dedication, and a strong desire to make a difference in a community. Attractive charter school applicants can demonstrate that they have a strong probability of creating a high quality public charter school. Click here for additional information regarding the Charter Application Review Process and Criteria.

Applications will be reviewed February 1st, April 1st, July 1st, and November 1st of each year.



Contact Us

Need more information? Please email Alyson Murphy, director of governance and compliance, or call (616) 331-2240.


Visit to explore the Michigan education system through interactive maps and reports. School performance data is integrated with community-level data by shading maps and filtering school performance.

Page last modified November 16, 2017