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 murphaly@gvsu.edu.  You will receive a confirmation email back once your application is received

Mi-School

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.

Contact Us

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



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