• 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:
    • 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.  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 Education
    Attn: Mr. Edward McMullen
    Room 202
    2015 Park Place
    Birmingham, AL 35203 
    All 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.


    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.