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Spring 2019 Charter Request For Application

Thank you for your interest in serving the students and families of Orleans Parish by applying to operate a Type 1 or Type 3 charter school. The Spring 2019 Charter RFA Calendar and application resources can be found below.

All interested applicants shall submit a letter of intent prior to application submission, due by January 28, 2019 to Kwame_Juakali@opsb.us.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to continue to check this page frequently, as all updates and new materials will be posted here as soon as they are available.

Milestone/Task Date
Application Released

January 4, 2019


 

Face to Face Applicant Information Session

January 15, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm

To be held at OPSB central office 2401 Westbend Parkway New Orleans, Louisiana 70114

Applicant Informational Webinar Please use the below link to join webinar https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/235647197

You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (872) 240-3412

Access Code: 235-647-197

January 17, 2019 10:00am
Eligibility Determination Forms Submitted February 6, 2019
Spring 2019 Charter Application Submitted March 1, 2019
Public Hearing March 19, 2019
Capacity Interviews April 29 - May 1, 2019
Superintendent Recommendations May 2019 OPSB Board Meeting

Charter Application Resources

For any questions or concerns regarding the Spring 2019 OPSB Charter School RFA, charter school application or evaluation process please contact Kwame Juakali, Manager of Charter Applications, by email at Kwame_Juakali@opsb.us

Applicants to Open a Type 1 Charter School

Crescent City Schools

Crescent City Schools Contact Person:

Kate Mehok, kmehok@crescentcityschools.org

Educators for Quality Alternatives

Educators for Quality Alternatives Contact Person:

Elizabeth Ostberg, eostberg@thenetnola.org

Lyceum Schools, Inc.

Lyceum Schools, Inc. Contact Person:

Byron Arthur, barthur@thearthurschool.com

The Next Generation Academy

The Next Generation Academy Contact Person:

Dr. Bethel Cager, Bcager1908@gmail.com

Pathways in Education - New Orleans

Pathways In Education – New Orleans Contact Person:

Ronnie King Jr., ronniekingjr@gmail.com

Applicants withdrawn from the Spring 2019 Charter RFA

Ignite New Orleans Schools

Ignite New Orleans Schools Contact Person:

Emily Ferris, Emily.Ferris@ignitenola.org

Contact

Report Fraud

Department of Children and Family Services

Call 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437) to report child abuse and neglect.

Report Abuse

Hotline Number for Parents
504-527-KIDS

School-based issues or concerns from parents

24-hour Hotline Number for Community
504-522-HELP

School and District based concerns, feedback, & inquiries from school staff or community members

External Resources

NOLA Public Schools. Every Child. Every School. Every Day.

2401 Westbend Parkway
New Orleans, Louisiana 70114

Phone: 504-304-3520

Hotline Number for Parents
504-527-KIDS

School-based issues or concerns from parents

24-hour Hotline Number for Community
504-522-HELP
District based community concerns, feedback, & inquiries from school staff or community members