2016-17 Cycle New Charter Applications

2016-17 Cycle New Charter Applications

The following five new charter applications were received by the statuatory deadline of November 15th for the 2016-17 application cycle. 

Click on the name of each proposed charter school in order to view the application narrative. It is expected that all applications were in their final form upon submission, and supplements or changes will not be accepted.

The evaluation reports prepared by the evaluation teams for each new charter application are available here

Proposed School Name Applicant Proposed Neighborhood Proposed Opening Year Proposed Grades Served at Scale Proposed Enrollment by Year 5
Friendship Whittier Charter School Friendship Philadelphia Allegheny West 2017-18 PK to 5 695
KIPP Parkside Charter School KIPP Philadelphia  West Parkside 2018-19 K to 8 770
Metropolitan Philadelphia Classical Charter School - application withdrawn as of 1/18/17 Metropolitan Philadelphia Classical Charter School, Inc. Cedarbrook 2017-18 K to 12 674
Deep Roots Charter School Deep Roots Charter School  Harrowgate 2018-19 K to 8 540
Wilbur Wright Aerospace and Aviation Academy - application withdrawn as of 11/22/16 Greater Urban Alliance Charter Schools, Inc. Strawberry Mansion 2017-18 9 to 12  600