Frequently Asked Questions

Here’s a few questions that have been asked. We will add to the list ; please check back from time to time.

Question:  Where will the school be located?

Response:  We don’t know as yet. Once the final approval from the Minister of Education is received, a location will be determined.

Question:  When will we know if the school has been approved?

Response:  ReThink Charter’s final proposal needs to be submitted to Minister Eggen by November 1st. His decision will be made within 60 days of the application being submitted. Once the decision is made, it is final.

Question:  What grade levels will you have for students?

Response:  Our plan is to open the school in 2016 with students in Grades 3 through 6. Each subsequent year, we will add one more grade to Grade 9.

Question:  How many students will ReThink have?

Response:  We plan to open in 2016 with approximately 350 students in Grade 3- 6. Each year the number of students will grow as we increase in grades, to a maximum of approximately 680 students enrolled in Grade 3 -9.

Question:  How can I help?

Response:  There are several conditions that ReThink needs to meet in order for final approval to be granted. One is gathering evidence of parent and community support. We require signatures from parents indicating support and interest in the charter school. The forms are in several locations on our website. We continue to hold information meetings (see Parent Information Sessions post in Blog section).

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