3MISSOURI MODEL CHARTER SCHOOL APPLICATION
This application calls or proposals to start charter schools that are likely to achievestrong educational outcomes. Through charter schools, we expect to provide amilieswith educational options o many dierent shapes and sizes but with one thing incommon: quality education.This application packet will guide you through the steps o developing a charter schoolproposal. Each section requests inormation about a specic aspect o your plan andpresents the evaluation criteria that reviewers will use to determine whether the sectionmeets the standard or approval. Experience has shown that successul charter schoolstend to have a number o common characteristics:A clear, ocused, results-oriented mission statement that aligns all parts o the
proposalDemonstrated understanding o the population that the school is likely to serve;
An educational program that is likely to be eective or the target population;
Strong and diverse leadership; and
Strong nancial planning and management.
We are eager to receive well-developed applications rom capable school developerswho are committed to educating their students well and improving the lives o childrenand amilies in our community.I you have any questions regarding this application or the evaluation process,please contact:
sponsor name and address