Proposal & Application Process

Starting a new charter school in Utah requires the appropriate documents and training. These documents can also be found on USOE’s website.

proposal SY2020 Proposal Application coming soon
applicationSY2020 Proposal Application coming soon
budgetSY2020 Budget Template coming soon
agreementCharter School Agreement
(coming soon)

Mandatory Training to Open a Charter School

Attend a Charter Pre-Application Training



To attend the mandatory training, please email


Additional Information

The link below is a publication from the Annie E. Casey Foundation offering sensible guidelines for creating new schools. The author, Peter Frumkin, emphasizes that running a charter essentially is running a large organization and that requires strong strategic management skills. He outlines the major tasks to managing a charter, and the most important ways to measure and produce high performance.
Creating New Schools: The Strategic Management of Charter Schools