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New Charter Applications

Information about new APS Authorized Charter School Applications.

Albuquerque Public Schools New Application

According to NMSA § 22-8B-6(B) the Notice of Intent to Submit a Charter Application (“NOI”) must be filed by the organizers of a proposed charter school to the Public Education Commission at the address below AND to the superintendent of the school district in which the charter school is proposed to be located. Failure to notify may result in your application being rejected.

The Notice of Intent (DOC) must be submitted by 5:00 PM Mountain Time on January 10, 2023, the second Tuesday of January.  Notices of Intent that are not received by the Public Education Commission and the superintendent of the local school district by the deadline may result in the application being rejected.

Notice to the Public Education Commission should be delivered by one of the following methods:

  • By mail or personal delivery:
    c/o New Mexico Public Education Department
    Attn: Options for Parents & Families/Charter Schools Division
    300 Don Gaspar, Room 301
    Santa Fe, New Mexico  87501

Notice of Intent to the Superintendent of Albuquerque Public Schools should be the NOI Form delivered electronically to the APS Office of Innovation and School Choice through the Senior Director, Dr. Joseph Escobedo at