Spring 2019 OPSB Charter Application Cycle

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.

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

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

Access Code: 235-647-197
January 17, 2019
Eligibility Determination Forms SubmittedFebruary 6, 2019
Spring 2019 Charter Application SubmittedMarch 1, 2019
Public Hearing March 19, 2019
Capacity InterviewsApril 29 - May 1, 2019
Superintendent RecommendationsMay 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
Contact Person: Kate Mehok, kmehok@crescentcityschools.org

Educators for Quality Alternatives
Contact Person: Elizabeth Ostberg, eostberg@thenetnola.org

Lyceum Schools, Inc.
Contact Person: Byron Arthur, barthur@thearthurschool.com

The Next Generation Academy
Contact Person: Dr. Bethel Cager, Bcager1908@gmail.com

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Applicants withdrawn from the Spring 2019 Charter RFA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
Contact Person: Emily Ferris, Emily.Ferris@ignitenola.org


Translate »