Announcements:BCS Public Charter School RFP for Schools planning to open in Fall 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 2022-2023 school Year. BCS is particularly interested in proposals that offer Dual Language Spanish Immersion and addresses the following educational priorities:
All applications must be submitted via the application portal. The application portal will open to receive applications beginning October 30, 2020 at 12:00 a.m. CST and will close at 11:59 p.m. CST November 30, 2020.A mandatory hard copy must be delivered to the address below, with original signatures, by 4:30 p.m. CST on November 30, 2020. Hand delivered applications must be delivered to:Birmingham Board of EducationAttn: Mr. Edward McMullenRoom 2022015 Park PlaceBirmingham, AL 35203All applications will be considered filed November 30, 2020, as long as all steps are completed as outlined above.Please note: All BCS schools and District offices will be closed on November 25-27, 2020.
- 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)
BCS Charter School Application Portal (click Here)
Please note: You must create an account in Charter.tool in order to see application.
ALSDE Charter School Resources (click here)
Applicants are encouraged to check this site regularly for updated/new documents.