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Application Timeline

ICSB is currently accepting charter applications.  If you are interested in submitting an application to open a charter school within the State of Indiana, please send questions to  A member of ICSB staff will contact you within 48 hours of receipt to ensure that you are completing the proper application and to answer technical questions as applicable. Please contact Bridgett Abston, Director of Authorizing, Evaluation, and Assessment, for direct assistance at (317) 232-0499.

All dates are subject to change.

ICSB  Application Timeline 2023

Date 2023


January 13, 2023

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

Application Submission  2023

Upon Submission of Letter of Intent:  Within forty-eight (48) hours of letter of intent submission, ICSB staff will connect with the organizer regarding ICSB Application, submission instructions, and individual timeline.

2023 ICSB Process

1. Letter of Intent Acceptance

2. Communication to the Applicant

3. Application Due Date (Personalized)

4. Public Comment Period Window

5. External Reviews

6. Capacity Interviews

7. Public Hearing: within the proposed school corporation


ICSB Public meeting:  Date will be posted and follow all Public Notice and Open Door Law Requirements

Renewal Application Timeline 2023

Date 2023


August 14, 2023

ICSB Renewal Application available.

August 31, 2023

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

Week of September 18th

ICSB Accountability Dashboard disseminated to school leader and board chair

October 19, 2023

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

October 25, 2023

Public Comment period opens.

Weeks of November 6 - November 17, 2023

Site Visits and Public Hearings (conducted at school)

(If the same organizer has multiple schools in the same district, the public hearing will be held at one location.)

November 27, 2023

Public Comment period ends.

Week of December 11th

ICSB Public Meeting