11-21-2017 Organization of Board, Regular Meeting, Public Hearing
Agenda Item #40


Title
2017-2018 Charter Applications Recommended for Approval

Discussion

Brevard Public Schools received two (2) applications for a charter school to become operational in the 2018-2019 school year; Pineapple Cove Classical Academy High School and Pinecrest Academy Space Coast.  In accordance with Section 1002.33 F.S., a sponsor shall by majority vote approve or deny an application no later than ninety (90) days after the application was received by the district.  The charter applicants granted the district a thiry (30) day extension to conduct a "quality" charter application review, however the district was able to conduct the review on the standard timeline.  The applications were available to the review team via an electronic document system, Charter Tools, for evaluation.  After completing a thorough review of the applications, utilizing the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) evaluation instrument, the review team also conducted interviews with each respective team.  The summary and supporting documents are attached to the board agenda item.

 



Recommendation
Hold Public Hearings and  approve the charter applications for: Pineapple Cove Classical Academy High School and Pinecrest Academy Space Coast.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 10/10/2017
Public Hearing - 11/21/2017
Action - 11/21/2017

Authority for Action
Florida Statute 1002.33

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program

Legal Counsel Review
No

Contact

Stephanie Archer, Asst. Superintendent

Equity, Innovation and Choice   ext. 395




Attachment:  PineappleCoveHighSchool_FinalSBE.pdf
Attachment:  PinecrestAcademySpaceCoast_FinalSBE.pdf