Application Information & Materials

New Charter School Application Coordinator

Amanda Martinez

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


The Washington State Charter School Commission must annually issue a solicitation for new charter school proposals. The information found on this page and others under the Applying tab are to be used by applicants as they prepare and submit a New Charter School Application. Applicants are encourage to regularly check this page for any updates to the process or timeline and any amendments to the New Charter School Application or Evaluation Rubric.

New Charter School Application

The New Charter School Application for new charter schools will be released on September 3, 2019. The application and materials can be located on the Application Materials webpage.


October 1, 2019, Moses Lake, WA

October 3, 2019, Vancouver, WA – CANCELLED

October 8, 2019, Bremerton, WA – CANCELLED

October 10, 2019, Seattle, WA

Slides from the orientation are available here.

Applicant Questions and Complaints

Applicant questions are due to the New School Application Coordinator by November 4, 2019. The Commission’s written answers to applicant questions regarding the New Charter School Application are available here.

Responses to general questions can be found on the FAQ page.