• Charter School applicant information

  • Charter Applicant Information


    Nonprofit organizations interested in starting a charter school with the School District of Brevard County as its sponsor must develop a charter school application and submit it to the district for approval by the school board.  Inquiries concerning this topic can be obtained by contacting:

    Open Enrollment-Elementary Leading and Learning
    2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
    Viera, Florida 32940
    (321) 633-1000, extension 11395


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    • Charter Steps to Remember:

    • 1. View Charter School Applicant Technical Assistance PowerPoint

       Charter School Applicant Technical Assistance PowerPoint will be located at: Here. (click link)  This training is designed to advise potential charter applicants of the application process aligned with Florida Statutes and will include tips on applying for a charter within Brevard County.

    • 2. Letter of Intent

       A Letter of Intent should be submitted to the Director of School Choice declaring the intent of the applicant to submit a charter school application.  The letter should include the following information:  1) the name of the proposed charter school, 2) the mission of the proposed charter school, 3) the year the school seeks to open, 4) enrollment estimate by grade and school year, 5) the proposed general location of the school, and 6) applicant name, address, email and phone number/ contact information.  Mail or submit letters to Director of School Choice, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Florida 32940.

    • 3. Application

       Applications must be submitted as complete documents.  Applicants must submit an electronic copy online via Charter-Tools  (www.Charter-Tools.com),  five (5) bound copies and 1 digital copy (CD, DVD, or memory stick) of the complete application and appendixes to the Director of School Choice, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Florida 32940. Please see the Application Instructions website for additional information. 

    • 4. School Presentation

       School Presentation to the School Board of Brevard County.  Applicants will present an overview of their school to the School Board of Brevard County (Time TBD).  The oral presentation is to be no longer than 20 minutes.    This is to be an oral presentation only. Handouts, PowerPoint, etc. are not permissible.  Schools will be assigned a specific time for their presentation, contingent upon the number of applications received.





      Application Instructions

      Application Instructions

      Click the pink button to find a PDF of the Charter School Application Instructions