New Applicants

The new school application is used for founding teams seeking to open a new charter school. Contact Janet Dinnen ( for more information.

Prospective applicants should plan to attend an orientation with CSI staff prior to submitting a Letter of Intent.

New School Application Timelines

Key Process Steps  Fall 2019 Cycle Spring 2020 Cycle
Letter of Intent Due Jul 12, 2019 Feb 28, 2020
Application Due Aug 1, 2019 Mar 27, 2020
Applicant to Host Geographic Meeting Aug-Sep 2019 Apr-May 2020
Applicant Presentation to CSI Board’s Performance Management Committee Sep 10, 2019 May 12, 2020
Applicant Interview with CSI Review Team Aug-Sep 2019 Apr-May 2020
CSI Staff Recommendation to CSI Board’s Performance Management Committee Oct 8, 2019 Jun 9, 2020
CSI Board Vote (at CSI Board’s Colorado Springs Regional Meeting) Oct 15, 2019 Jun 16, 2020 

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