There are currently 9 public charter schools operating in Maine. With a limit of 10 in the state, there is one opening for a new school. The Maine Charter School Commission (MCSC) anticipates requesting proposals for new schools beginning on November 15, 2023. All proposals will be due by March 15, 2024. The MCSC will prioritize schools that plan to open for the 2025-2026 school year. For a general understanding of the required information, please review a previously released RFP, which can be found HERE. Please note we anticipate that the new RFP for this year will be released on November 15. We will host a series of Information Session over the coming weeks. Please check back here for dates and joining information.