Charter Evaluation Criteria
According to Pennsylvania Charter School Law, charter school proposals are evaluated according to specific criteria, including but not limited to:
- The demonstrated, sustainable support for the charter school plan by teachers, parents, other community members and students including comments received at the public hearing held under subsection (d).
- The capability of the charter school applicant, in terms of support and planning, to provide comprehensive learning experiences to students pursuant to the adopted charter.
- The extent to which the application considers the information requested in section 1719-A and conforms to the legislative intent outlined in section 1792-A.
- The extent to which the charter school may serve as a model for other public schools.