CMCSS School Board

Charter Schools

According to state law, nonprofit organizations with the intent to open a charter school in a Tennessee school district must apply through the local School Board for that district for authorization. The CMCSS Charter Review Committee thoroughly reviews applications and makes recommendations to the School Board. The School Board approves or denies applications. For more information about the charter application review policies and procedures in CMCSS, click the links below:

Charter School Policy
Charter Schools Procedure

2022-2023 School Year

CMCSS received one application this school year. See below for the application materials and a link to a form to provide your feedback on the application.

American Classical Academy Montgomery

Please click here to provide your feedback on this charter school application.

The CMCSS Charter Review Committee will provide their recommendation to the School Board at a Special Called Session on Tuesday, April 18 at 6 p.m. The School Board will vote to approve or deny the application at the Formal Session on Tuesday, April 25 at 6 p.m.

Click here for the recommendation of the CMCSS Charter Review Committee presented at the April 18 School Board Special Called Session.

On Friday, April 21, the School Board attorney, on behalf of a School Board member, submitted additional questions to the charter applicant and Charter Review Committee for consideration by the Board before the Tuesday, April 25 meeting. See below for the questions and answers:

On Tuesday, April 25, the CMCSS School Board voted 6-1 to deny the application.