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Application Timeline

Dates for Indiana Charter School Board meetings can be found here.  

The ICSB holds two application cycles per year: one in the spring and one in the fall.  Additionally, the ICSB holds a charter school renewal process for all schools in their fifth year of operation.  All dates are subject to change. 

Spring 2020 Application Timeline

As of March 20, 2020 the Indiana Charter School Board Spring 2020 Application Cycle has been suspended.


Fall Cycle Application Timeline 

Date

Activity

Week of July 20

ICSB Request for Proposal Period Opens.  Letter of Intent Form available.

August 14, 2020

The Letter of Intent form is due by 11:59 p.m. EDT.

August 20, 2020

Applicant Webex

September 25, 2020

Applications due by 11:59 p.m. EST.

October 2, 2020

Public Comment period opens.

Week of October 12

External Reviews completed.                                   

Week of November 2

Capacity Interviews**

Week of November 9

Public Hearings**

November 20, 2020

Public Comment period ends

Week of December 7

ICSB Public meeting**

**Given unknown status of COVID-19, Executive Orders by Governor Holcomb may require meetings be held virtually**


RENEWAL Application Timeline 

Date

Activity

August 17, 2020

ICSB Renewal Application available.

August 31, 2020

Intent to Renew letter from Organizer due by 11:59 p.m. EDT.

September 14, 2020

ICSB Accountability Dashboard disseminated to school leader and board chair (2019-2020 Accountability Framework data reported separately)

October 9, 2020

Renewal Application due by 11:59 p.m. EST.

October 12, 2020

Public Comment period opens.

Week of October 19

External Reviews completed.                                   

Weeks of October 26 – November 20, 2020

Site Visits and Public Hearings (both conducted at school)** 

(May include virtual and on-site school visits during this time frame if school holds both blended or virtual class meetings.)

November 20, 2020

Public Comment period ends

Week of December 7

ICSB Public meeting**

**Given unknown status of COVID-19, Executive Orders by Governor Holcomb may require meetings be held virtually*