Application Information & Updates

New Charter School Application Coordinator

Amanda Martinez

WA State Charter School Commission
PO Box 40996
Olympia, WA 98504-0996



The Commission released the New Charter School Application and is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year.

New Charter School Application

To review the New Charter School Application for the 2019-2020 school year, click here.

Updates for the New Charter School Application

For an overview of changes from the 2015 RFP to the New Charter School Application, click here.


The Timeline for the New Charter School Application can be located here.  Please note that dates in the Timeline might need to be changed.

Online Submission Portal

Applications must initially be received through the online submission portal.

Applicant Questions and Complaints

The Commission’s written answers to applicant questions regarding the New Charter School Application that was released on September 22, 2017 and are available here.

Responses to general questions and complaints submitted will be posted on our FAQ page.

Submitted Notices of Intent (NOI) to Apply

Notices of Intent (NOI) to Apply were due on December 1, 2017.

NOI’s submitted from the 2018 Application Solicitation cycle are listed below:

Academy of Empowerment

Ashe Preparatory Academy

Fursan School

Intergenerational High School