• Bogalusa City School Board 2022-23 District Charter School Application Process
    for Schools Opening in the 2024-25 School Year or Beyond

    Forms and Information Needed for Submission of a Type 1 or Type 3 Charter School Proposal

    In compliance with R.S. 17:3982, the Bogalusa City School Board is making public through our website, and in printed form upon request, the guidelines for submitting a charter proposal, all forms required for submission of a charter proposal, the timelines established for accepting and reviewing charter proposals, the process that will be used to review charter proposals submitted to the board, and the name and contact information for a primary point of contact for charter proposals.

    I. Charter School Application

    Applicants should complete the 2022-23 Common Charter School Application found here

    Applicants should complete the appropriate application based on whether or not they are a New Charter Operator, an Experienced Charter Operator or an applicant proposing to open a Virtual Charter School.

    II. Charter School Process Schedule

    • August 29, 2022: Charter application released
    • September 7, 2022: Deadline for districts to post all required information to their websites
    • October 28, 2022: Applications due

    Applicants should email all application components to ltanner@bogschools.org.

    • January 20, 2023: Last day for Bogalusa City School Board to make decisions to approve or deny charter applications

    III. Charter Application Review Process

    All charter applications will be reviewed by an independent evaluator with educational, organizational, legal, and financial expertise.  Applicants will have the opportunity to provide to the evaluator a written response to the independent evaluation of their charter application before the evaluator provides a final recommendation to Bogalusa City School Board.

    IV. Charter School Contact Information

    Individuals or organizations with questions about the district's charter application process should contact:

    Lisa Tanner, Superintendent
    (985) 281-2100

      Posted September 7, 2022