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 Charter Schools


​Mission

Improving student achievement by expanding public school options through the development of high quality charter schools.  

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Charter School Petition Process, Forms, and Application

Charter School Grant Programs  

Charter System Renewal Documents​

​​The following documents are required for renewing a charter system contract:

Submitted 6 months before anticipated renewal date:

Submitted at least two months before anticipated renewal date

  • 2020-2021 Charter System Renewal Application (downloadable here​)
  • 2020-​2021 Governance Matrix (downloadable here​)
  • Assurance Form (included in the Renewal Application; must be completed and submitted with application)
  • Local Board Resolution (included in the Renewal Application; must be completed, approved by local board of education, and submitted with the Renewal Application)
  • Roles and Responsibilities Chart for Partners (only required if a College and Career Academy is within the charter system contract) (downloadable here)
  • College and Career Academy Certification (only required if a College and Career Academy is within the charter system contract. The Certification must be obtained from the Technical College System of Georgia)
  • Redlined version of completed 5 YR Charter System Contract Template (downloadable here​)
A completed letter of intent to renew should be submitted to Allen Mueller (amueller@doe.k12.ga.us​) at least six months before the planned renewal date.
Please submit all above documents, completed, via email to Allen Mueller, Director of District Flexibility and Charter Schools Division, (amueller@doe.k12.ga.us). Allow up to 60 days for processing.

After completed renewal documents have been received, the department will schedule a renewal interview with Charter Advisory Committee members, GaDOE staff, and system representatives. Information about this interview will be shared at the time of scheduling, or can be obtained from Allen Mueller (amueller@doe.k12.ga.us).​

Charter System Amendment Documents​

The following documents are required for amending a charter system contract:
Please submit all above docum​ents, completed, via email to Allen Mueller, Director of District Flexibility and Charter Schools Division, (amueller@doe.k12.ga.us​). Allow up to 60 days for processing.​

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 Contact


Office Line: 404-657-0515
Email: charter@doe.k12.ga.us or

Email: flexibility@doe.k12.ga.us