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Part 2: Record of Performance (Self-Report)

Part 2 Instructions

The Charter School Act requires each school seeking to renew its charter to submit a Self-Report on the progress of the charter school in achieving the goals, objectives, student performance outcomes, state minimum educational standards, and other terms of the current charter, including the accountability requirements set forth in the Assessment and Accountability Act.

Section A: Academic Performance/Educational Plan

The Charter School Act provides as follows: A charter may be suspended, revoked, or not renewed by the chartering authority if the chartering authority determines the charter school... failed to meet or make substantial progress toward achievement of the department’s minimum educational standards or student performance standards identified in the charter contract at Paragraph 2 of Subsection K of 22-8B-12 NMSA 1978.

Task 1: Provide insight, explanation, and/or evidence to describe your Academic Performance/Educational Plan (1 page).

Task 2: For Special Education Services how do you plan to do the following (3 pages):

    • Plan to deliver special education and related services;
    • Plan to integrate special education into the general education program;
    • Change of placement procedures;
    • Assurances to families interested in applying to the school that the charter school welcomes students with disabilities and is prepared to offer reasonable accommodations to children with disabilities who elect to attend the school.
    • Plan for continued MOE compliance.
    • Include Spring Site Visit report.

Task 3: For English Learner programs and services how do you plan to do the following (3 pages):

    • Plan to identify students as English Learners
    • Plan to assess students identified as English Learners
    • Plan to notify and communicate with parents/guardians regarding English Learner status and services.
    • Description of English Learner program and services, including any curriculum used
    • Plan to monitor students exited from English Learner status
    • Description of recruitment or maintenance plan to hire and retain qualified staff for the ESL/ELD program
    • Description of ELD program professional development
    • Describe the process the school uses to provide English Learners access to extracurricular (academic, and non-academic) activities
    • Plan to evaluate the effectiveness of English Learner program


Section B: Financial Performance

The Charter School Act provides as follows: A charter may be suspended, revoked, or not renewed by the chartering authority if the chartering authority determines the charter school...failed to meet generally accepted standards of fiscal management at Paragraph 3 of Subsection K of 22-8B-12 NMSA 1978.

Task 1: Audit Findings

    • Complete the Audit Report Summary table by providing any findings from independent audits for each fiscal year with information on how the school responded.

Task 2: Financial Statement

  • Complete the following information, if school is transferring from another authorizer.

Only schools that are transferring authorizers (from the New Mexico Public Education Commission to APS) must provide the following information:

  1. Copies of all financial statements and audit findings for any audits performed within the current charter contract.
  2. Membership figures for 80-day and 120-day reporting periods from STARS within the current charter contract.
  3. Copies of 910-B5’s within the current charter contract.
  4. Copies of PED Site Visit Documents from within the current charter contract.
  5. Copies of any Corrective Action Plans or Other Actions taken by the Public Education Commission or the Public Education Department.
  6. Special Education Maintenance of Effort Reports from within the current charter contract.
  7. A Recent Cash Report submitted to the New Mexico Public Education Department.
  8. Have you had the school's Board of Finance removed during the current charter term? If so, please provide an explanation, including the time frame of the removal.


Section C: Organizational Performance

The Charter School Act provides as follows: A charter may be suspended, revoked, or not renewed by the chartering authority if the chartering authority determines the charter school...committed a material violation of any of the conditions, standards, or procedures set forth in the charter...and/or...violated any provision of law from which the charter school was not specifically exempted at Paragraph 4 of Subsection K of 22-8B-12 NMSA 1978.

Task 1: Provide a written description of how your organization operates (1-3 paragraphs).

Task 2: Describe your Governing Council’s role in the school’s strategic planning. (1-3 paragraphs)

Task 3: Provide you Organizational Chart

Task 4: Governing Council Details

Complete the three tables by providing the following information for Governing Council members and Audit Committee members:

    • Name
    • Professional Occupation
    • Role on Council or Committee
    • Number of Years on Governing Council
    • If the person is a member of the Governing Council

Section D: Facility

A description of the charter school facilities and assurances the facilities are in compliance with the requirements of Section 22-8B-4.2 NMSA 1978.

Task 1: Provide Facility Information and Documentation by completing items 1-3.

  • Item 1: Provide a copy of the building E Occupancy certificate.
  • Item 2: Provide a description of your facility including lease and/or lease purchase agreement.
  • Item 3: Describe your long-term plans to comply with state statute of being in a public building.