Notice of Petition to Amend Charter: Grade-Level Expansion – BASIS DC PCS
The District of Columbia Public Charter School Board (“DC PCSB”) announces an opportunity for the public to submit comment on a request submitted by BASIS DC Public Charter School (“BASIS PCS”) on August 31, 2016 to expand the grade levels its currently approved to serve.
BASIS PCS is currently in its fifth year of operation serving students in grades fifth through twelfth grade at a single campus located in Ward 2. The school is requesting to amend its charter agreement by expanding its grade levels served to include a PK3-5 elementary school beginning in school year 2017-2018. If approved, the school proposes to open two new elementary campuses; the first in SY 2017-2018, and the second in SY 2020-2021.
Pursuant to the School Reform Act, D.C. Code 38-1802 et seq., a charter school must submit a petition to revise its charter, which includes its grade levels served.