charter starter resources

Download manuals, checklists, applications and spreadsheets to assist in the development of a Maryland Public Charter School.


Founder’s manual

Download the entire Maryland Charter School Founder’s Manual.

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A step-by-step checklist to guide you through the process of developing a Maryland Public Charter School.


mDSE Model Charter School Application

Please note, the Model Application is a resource and guidance document. Each school district may have their own application. Check with your local district before completing the application.

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MDSE Model Model Application Budget Tool

A model budget tool to assist in your planning and development stages.


MAPCS Charter Starter Community Mapping Tool