New 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 NOI must be submitted by 5:00 PM Mountain Time on January 14, 2020, 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:       PUBLIC EDUCATION COMMISSION
                                                                      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 to the Superintendent of Albuquerque Public Schools should be delivered electronically to the APS Office of Innovation and School Choice through the Senior Director, Dr. Joseph Escobedo at

New Applications Folder Contents
New Charter Application Training (Powerpoint)
New Application Training (Zoom Recording)
New Application Part A
New Application Part B
New Application Part C
New Application Part D
Appendix F - Five Years of 910B5 SEG Est Wkshts
Appendix G-5 Year Budget Plan
New Application Rubric
Charter School Contract Template
New Application Notice of Intent
2019 Applications