Charter Evaluation Criteria

According to Pennsylvania Charter School Law, charter school proposals are evaluated according to specific criteria, including but not limited to:

  1. 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).
  2. 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. 
  3. 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.
  4. The extent to which the charter school may serve as a model for other public schools.