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Renaissance Schools timeline

This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.

The District has released the Renaissance Schools Timeline, also outlined below.

Jan. 27: Announce Renaissance Alert and Renaissance Eligible Schools and release RFQ (Request for Qualification from Lead Applicant turnaround teams) and RFI (Request for Information from Support Applicant turnaround teams)

Feb. 1-9: Community and staff meetings at Renaissance schools

Feb. 1-Mar. 12: Recruiting and formation of School Advisory Councils

Feb. 8-Mar. 1: Conduct school reviews in Renaissance Eligible Schools

Feb. 19: Phase I RFQ responses due from Lead Applicants

Feb. 26-Mar. 12: RFI responses received are due and received on a rolling basis

Mar. 12: Final list of Renaissance Schools announced

Mar. 15-Apr. 9: Training and development of School Advisory Councils

Mar. 26: Phase II RFP responses due from Lead Applicants

Apr. 13: Selected Turnaround Team finalists

Apr. 14-30: School Advisory Councils evaluate turnaround team finalists and submit matching recommendations to the Superintendent

May 5: Superintendent finalizes matches between schools and teams; makes recommendation to SRC

May 19: SRC vote on Renaissance School provider contracts, agreements, or charters

Sept. 2010: Renaissance schools open

Timelines for Renaissance Schools employees are available in District FAQ sheets.

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