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.
Applications are reviewed February 1, April 1, July 1, and November 1 of each year.
Submission Instructions for Applicants
All Phase I Applications and Site Addition Applications should be sent to the Director of Governance and Compliance, Alyson Murphy, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive a confirmation email back once your application is received
- Charter Application Review Process and Criteria for Review
- Phase 1 Application (Word)
- Additional Site Application (Word)
If you are starting a charter school, you'll want to know the details about the education landscape surrounding your proposed site location. Visit www.mi-school.net 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.