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2024 Call for Quality Schools Application Cycle


The Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board (MCSAB) is pleased to invite proposals for quality charter schools seeking to open in the 2025-2026 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. - NACSA Revisions to Application Cycle & RFP 

General Info. & FAQs
Milestones 
Call for Quality Schools Application ~ New Schools 
Call for Quality Schools Application ~ Existing Operators 
Letter of Intent Template ~ New & Existing Schools
Prospective Applicant Webinar Slides & Recording
Capacity Interview Criteria
D & F Rated Districts Eligible for Charter Schools - 2023 Accountability Ratings
Letters of Intent & Eligibility Determinations
Applications Submitted & Reviewed for Completeness 

Public comment period open - comments received

Full Applications:
 

Stage 2 Threshold Quality Review Findings:
 

Initial Stage 3 Independent Evaluation Recommendation Reports (Pre-Capacity Interview):
 

Board Resolutions & Final Recommendation Reports

2023 Application Cycle
2022 Application Cycle
2021 Application Cycle
2020 Application Cycle
2019 Application Cycle