Charter School RFP: October 30, 2022
Consistent with Birmingham City Schools (BCS) authorizing priorities, BCS is pleased to invite proposals for high-quality, innovative, start-up public charter schools seeking to open in the 2024-2025 school year. BCS is particularly interested in proposals that offer Dual Language Spanish Immersion and address the following educational priorities:
- Closing the achievement gap of special education and general education students, specifically in the areas of reading and math
- Increasing academic opportunities for all students, including but not limited to special needs, at-risk and English Language Learners, in the areas of science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and mathematics (STREAM)
All applications must be submitted via the application portal (https://www.charter.tools)
The application portal will open to receive applications beginning October 31, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. CST and will close at 4:30 p.m. CST November 30, 2022. A mandatory hard copy must be delivered to the address below, with original signatures, by 4:30 p.m. CST on November 30, 2022. Hand delivered applications must be delivered to:
Birmingham Board of Education
Attn: Mr. Edward McMullen
2015 Park Place
Birmingham, AL 35203
All applications will be considered filed November 30, 2022, as long as all steps are completed as outlined above.
Please note: All BCS schools and District offices will be closed on November 23-25, 2022.
Applicants are encouraged to check this site regularly for updated/new documents.