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 51 charter schools as of January 2017. The Charter Department provides academic, financial, operational and technical assistance to these charter schools.
NEW CHARTER SCHOOL APPLICANT TRAINING
The School District of Palm Beach county, Florida, announces an informational public meeting to which all persons are invited. No registration fee is required to attend:
Workshop for New Charter Applicants
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
Rear of Cafeteria (meeting room) @ Fulton Holland Educational Services Center, 3300 Forest Hill Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Participants must RSVP by Friday, May 12, 2017.
PURPOSE: To provide an overview of Florida's Charter School Legislation and review the guidelines for completing a charter school application for the School District of Palm Beach County.
For additional information about the meeting or to RSVP, please contact the School District of Palm Beach County, Department of Charter Schools at (561) 434-8189 or send email to email@example.com
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 Director
Single School Culture Coord.
Elementary Literacy Spec.
Secondary Literacy Spec.