Charter School & Educational Choices

1200 Vermont Avenue St. Cloud, FL 34769

Phone: (407) 870-4847 / Fax: (407) 343-8641

Dr. Carmen Balgobin

Executive Director

Are you interested in opening a Charter School in Osceola County?



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The Osceola County School District will be hosting a New Charter Applicant Orientation. This orientation is important for those applicants planning to submit a charter application on February 1, 2020


Date: October 3, 2019

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Location: Ross Jefferies Auditorium / Historic Building

                  1200 Vermont Ave.

                  St. Cloud, Florida 34769

Please be sure to bring a picture ID to sign in at the front desk.

General information on the charter application process and requirements of charter school applicants will be provided. Interested applicants please RSVP by September 30, 2019. To RSVP or obtain additional information, please contact Brandy DiLeonardo at (407) 870-1493.


Applications for charter schools will be received on or before February 1 of each calendar year and will be considered for charter schools to be opened at the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year.

The final application for Charter Schools and required copies must be received in the Charter Schools and Educational Choices Department by 4:30 PM on February 1st.  School District Offices are closed on Friday during the summer.

In the event that School District Offices are closed on February 1, applications must be received by 4:30 PM on the first business day after February 1st. Following the statutory application, deadline of February 1st all Applications for Charter Schools received are considered final and no amendments or addendums may be submitted.

Please find information presented at the District's 2019 Potential Applicant Orientation at: F.S. 1002.33: Charter School State Statute


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