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Call for Quality Schools

2020 Call for Quality Schools
The Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board (MCSAB) is pleased to invite proposals for quality charter schools seeking to open in the 2021-2022 school year or thereafter. The MCSAB is charged with approving only quality charter school proposals that meet identified educational needs and promote a diversity of educational choices. 
Call for Quality Schools ~ Existing Schools Application
Call for Quality Schools ~ New Schools Application
Notice Inviting Public Comment ~ No Comments Received 
Revised Milestones Timeline 
Letters of Intent and Eligibility Demonstrations
Summary of Applications Received 
Full Applications:
Southwest Leadership Academy
SR1 ~
Board Resolution
Voices for Education Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 ~ Board Resolution 

Independent Evaluation Team Recommendation Reports:
SR1, College Preparatory & STEM Academy, proposed by SR1
Mound Bayou New Millennial High School, proposed by Voices for Education

Stage 2 Summary Findings:
Southwest Leadership Academy
SR1, College Preparatory & STEM Academy, proposed by SR1
Mound Bayou New Millennial High School, proposed by Voices for Education



2019 Charter School RFP Applications Cycle 
RFP Letters of Intent
Stage 2 Findings
Stage 3 Findings​
August 23, 2019 Applications Committee Meeting Minutes​

Independent Evaluation Team Recommendation Reports:
Leflore Legacy Academy, proposed by MS Delta Academies
Memorial Preparatory Academy, proposed by Randy J. Naylor Memorial Foundation
Greenwood Charter School, proposed by MS Community Education Center
SR1 College Preparatory & STEM Academy, proposed by SR1