Opening a Charter

Further Information

...for the charter schools to be opened at the beginning of the school district’s next school year…A sponsor may receive applications later than this date if it chooses.” .


M-DCPS has adopted the FLDOE’s Model Charter School Application template.  All inquires regarding the application process should be directed to either Ms. Dahlia Gonzalez at 305-995-1901 or via e-mail to


Opening Rubric

Prior to completing the Charter School Application an applicant may wish to review the rubric which is used by an Application Review Committe (ARC) to review each application. This rubric contains the criteria standards that measure each area of the application. The members of ARC will assess whether or not the application meets the standards and make recommendations for improvement where necessary.

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