Charter schools are public schools that are a part of Florida’s program of public education. The School Board of Palm Beach County is the sponsor of the charter schools located in Palm Beach County, Florida.
The School District of Palm Beach County is the sponsor of 48 charter schools as of August 2017. The Charter Department provides academic, financial, operational and technical assistance to these charter schools.
New Charter School Applications:
Charter School Student Enrollment Process
Process for Opening a Charter School
In summary, a party interested in opening a Charter School with the School District of Palm Beach County as its Sponsor must successfully complete all of the following actions and received approval from the School Board of Palm Beach County. Specific details concerning this topic can be obtained by calling James Pegg, Director, Department of Charter Schools at (561) 434-8779.
James "Jim" Pegg
Admin. Assistant to the Director
Elementary Literacy Spec.
Secondary Literacy Spec.