Fourteen Charter School Prospectus Received- Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Fourteen Charter School Prospectus Received

Fourteen charter prospectuses were submitted to the Charter School Office on August 5th. For a complete list of the proposed schools, and the school districts that have been included in each of the proposed schools' regions, see below:

Proposed School Name SchoolDistricts
Education Innovations Charter School (Devens)Ayer
Education Innovations Charter School (North Grafton)North Grafton
Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter SchoolWorcester
Fall River Maritime Public Charter SchoolFall River
Jonas Altidor Charter SchoolBoston
Maplewind Charter SchoolWinchendon, Gardner, Narragansett, Ralph C. Mahar, Quabbin, Wachusett, Ashburnham Westminster
Math and Science Charter Public High School of LowellLowell
New Bedford Global Learning Charter SchoolNew Bedford
Pioneer Charter School of ScienceRevere, Everett, Chelsea
Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter Schoolextensive region proposed; see prospectus for complete list
Roxbury Charter School for the ArtsBoston
Tatyana Smirnov Memorial Charter SchoolBoston, Brookline, Canton, Milton, Norwood
The Bridge Charter School for the ArtsDudley-Charlton, Millbury, Palmer, Southbridge, Clinton, North Brookfield, Quaboag, Tantasqua, Franklin, Oxford, Shrewsbury, Webster, West Boylston
The Greater Springfield Entrepreneurial Arts Charter High SchoolSpringfield, Chicopee, West Springfield, East Longmeadow, Wilbraham, Longmeadow

Each charter prospectus will undergo a rigorous review process over the next few weeks. Founding groups who are invited to submit a final application will be notified on or about September 15th. Final charter applications will be due on November 15th.

For more information about a particular prospectus, or to receive a copy of a prospectus, please contact the Charter School Office at or 781-338-3227.

Last Updated: August 16, 2005

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