New Applicants

The new school application is used for founding teams seeking to open a new charter school. 

Contact Janet Dinnen ( for more information.

New School Application Timelines

Prospective applicants should attend a CSI orientation prior to submitting a Letter of Intent.

Key Process Steps  Fall 2020 Cycle Spring 2021 Cycle
Letter of Intent Due July 10, 2020 Feb 26, 2021
Application Due Aug 3, 2020 Mar 29, 2021
Applicant to Host Geographic Meeting Aug-Sep 2020 Apr-May 2021
Applicant Presentation to CSI Board’s Performance Management Committee Sep 8, 2020 May 11, 2021
Applicant Interview with CSI Review Team Aug-Sep 2020 Apr-May 2021
CSI Staff Recommendation to CSI Board’s Performance Management Committee Oct 20, 2020 June 8, 2021
CSI Board Vote (at CSI Board’s Colorado Springs Regional Meeting) Oct 27, 2020 June 15, 2021


Application Materials

Current Applicants

Kwiyagat Community Academy 


Community Meeting: September 3, 2020 5pm-6pm (virtual)

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