New Start Appeals

Process

Pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated (T.C.A.) § 49-13-108, public charter school sponsors may appeal the denial of an application by a local board of education to the Tennessee Public Charter School Commission. The Tennessee Public Charter School Commission’s decision on appeal shall be final and not subject to further appeal. An appeal of a charter school application to the Commission is governed in accordance with T.C.A. § 49-13-108(b)(5) and the Commission Rules and Policies. For those interested, please refer to our Guidance Document for more information.

- Founders Classical Academy of Brentwood
            - Statement of Intent
            - Amended Application        
            - Public Hearing Information   
            - Written Public Comment
            - Executive Director's Report             
            - Resolution

- Founders Classical Academy of Hendersonville
            - Statement of Intent
            - Amended Application        
            - Public Hearing Information 
            - Written Public Comment
            - Executive Director's Report             
            - Resolution

- KIPP Southeast Nashville College Prep Elementary
            - Statement of Intent
            - Amended Application        
            - Public Hearing Information   
            - Written Public Comment
            - Executive Director's Report             
            - Resolution

- KIPP Southeast Nashville College Prep Elementary
            - Statement of Intent
            - Amended Application        
            - Public Hearing Information 
            - Written Public Comment
            - Executive Director's Report             
            - Resolution

- Oxton Academy 
            - Statement of Intent
            - Amended Application        
            - Public Hearing Information   
            - Written Public Comment
            - Executive Director's Report             
            - Resolution

* On October 3, 2022, Saber STEM Academy notified the Tennessee Public Charter School Commission that the applicant is withdrawing the application for Saber STEM Academy. Documentation regarding this withdrawal may be found here

- Saber STEM Academy
            - Statement of Intent
            - Amended Application        
            - Public Hearing Information 
            - Written Public Comment
            - Executive Director's Report             
            - Resolution

* On September 29, 2022, American Classical Education notified the Tennessee Public Charter School Commission that the applicant is withdrawing the applications of American Classical Academy Rutherford, American Classical Academy Montgomery, and American Classical Academy Madison. Documentation regarding these withdrawals may be found below. 

            - September 29, 2022 Notice of Withdrawals
            - September 26, 2022 Deferral Request
            - September 27, 2022 Commission Response to Request
            - September 29, 2022 Response to Withdrawal

- American Classical Academy Rutherford
            - Statement of Intent
            - Amended Application        
            - Public Hearing Information   
            - Written Public Comment
            - Executive Director's Report             
            - Resolution

- American Classical Academy Madison
            - Statement of Intent
            - Amended Application        
            - Public Hearing Information 
            - Written Public Comment
            - Executive Director's Report             
            - Resolution

- American Classical Academy Montgomery
            - Statement of Intent
            - Amended Application        
            - Public Hearing Information   
            - Written Public Comment
            - Executive Director's Report             
            - Resolution

- Binghampton Community School
            - Statement of Intent
            - Amended Application        
            - Public Hearing Information 
            - Written Public Comment
            - Executive Director's Report             
            - Resolution

- Tennessee Volunteer Military Academy
            - Statement of Intent
            - Amended Application        
            - Public Hearing Information   
            - Written Public Comment
            - Executive Director's Report             
            - Resolution

- Tennessee Nature Academy
            - Statement of Intent
            - Amended Application        
            - Public Hearing Information 
            - Written Public Comment
            - Executive Director's Report             
            - Resolution

- Academy of the Arts Charter High School
            - Statement of Intent
            - Amended Application        
            - Public Hearing Information   
            - Written Public Comment
            - Executive Director's Report             
            - Resolution

Nashville Classical II

    o Exhibit 1: Statement of Intent
    o Exhibit 2: Amended Application
    o Public Hearing Information

            o Nashville Classical II, Executive Director's Recommendation and Exhibit
            o Nashville Classical II Resolution

Academy of the Arts Charter High School

    o Exhibit 1: Statement of Intent
    o Exhibit 2: Amended Application 
    o Public Hearing Information

            o Academy of the Arts Charter High School, Executive Director's Recommendation and Exhibit
            o Academy of the Arts Charter High School Resolution

Rutherford Collegiate Prep

    o Exhibit 1: Statement of Intent
    o Exhibit 2: Amended Application 
    o Public Hearing Information

            o Rutherford Collegiate Prep, Executive Director's Recommendation and Exhibit
            o Rutherford Collegiate Prep Resolution
            o Written Statement- Rutherford County Schools
            o Written Statement- Rutherford Collegiate Prep