2020-2021 Existing and Transfer School Application

  • This application is for schools currently operating who wish to apply to or transfer sponsorship to St. Aloysius. Please review all accompanying documentation before beginning this application. Please note that all file uploads are required to be in PDF format and titled according to their attachment number. You also have the option to "copy and paste" text from a document into a text box. At the bottom of the Application, there is a Save and Continue Later option for your convenience.
  • General Information

    Name of the Primary Contact for the application and the Organization completing the application on behalf of the school:
  • (if applicable)
  • Reason For New Sponsorship

  • Non-Renewal or Transfer Notice

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  • Governance and Oversight

    The governing authority plays a vital role in the school’s success and future existence. The governing authority sets policies, establishes the budget, is the fiduciary agent, and is responsible for compliance with the community school contract and applicable local, state and federal laws. The governing authority of the school is the responsible entity and Ohio Revised Code requires no fewer than five (5) board members.
  • Provide the names and email addresses for each governing authority member. You may click the plus button to add additional rows. Upload a resume or bio for each governing authority member as Attachment 4.
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  • Upload a copy of the governing authority's meeting schedule for the past 12 months and the minutes from those meetings as Attachment 5.
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  • Explain the history and continuity of the governing authority below. If the governing authority has fallen below five (5) members within the last year, discuss the recruitment of new members.
  • Academic Information/Data

  • Upload or discuss a summary of the school’s educational model. Explain below any modification from the community school contract currently posted on ODE’s website. If there have been no modifications, please type "No changes" in the text box. Note: you you may provide the information in the text box and/or upload a file. If uploading a file, it must be a PDF document titled Educational Model
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  • Upload nationally normed assessment results for your school by grade for the last three (3) years as Attachment 6. Provide a brief explanation of the data below.
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  • Upload a copy of the performance and accountability plan from your current sponsor contract and include data showing how the school is meeting the goals established in this plan as Attachment 7.
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  • As part of the application process, the school’s local report cards for the past four (4) years will be collected and reviewed. Provide an explanation below of the local report card data, noting any trends in scoring or improvements the school intends to make that will have an impact on scores.
  • Enrollment

    Provide the enrollment reported by the school on September 1, January 1 and June 1 for the past five (5) years in the table below.
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  • Financial Performance

  • Provide the governing authority approved financials from the last twelve months as Attachment 8.
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  • As part of the application process, five (5) years of audits for the school will be collected and reviewed. If the Auditor of State has identified findings for recovery, please provide details below describing how these findings have been resolved. If there have not been any findings for recovery, please note that in the text box.
  • As part of the application process, five (5) years of five-year forecasts submitted by the school to the Ohio Department of Education will be collected and reviewed. If any of the five-year forecasts show a negative cash balance, please provide details below describing how this will be resolved by the school. If necessary, provide additional explanations of the five-year forecasts.
  • Upload a written financial narrative describing the school’s financial position and the governing authority approved current school year budget as Attachment 9.
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  • Upload copies of the last six (6) months of financial and enrollment reviews conducted by your current sponsor as Attachment 10.
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  • Upload a copy of the most recent FTE review conducted by the Ohio department of Education as Attachment 11. If necessary, provide a brief explanation of the FTE review below.
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  • Organizational Performance

  • Upload copies of the two (2) most recent sponsor compliance site visit reports as Attachment 12. For items noted as non-compliant and/or deficient, provide a brief explanation of how the school has remedied any deficiency cited by the sponsor.
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  • If the school received any notice of probation, suspension or request for corrective action in the past two (2) years, upload as Attachment 13 and provide explanation of deficiency and remedy below. If the school has not received any notices, type N/A in the text box below.
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  • Describe below the school’s current facilities (age of building(s), number of classrooms, common areas, etc.), including a description of grade levels served at each location. Also, describe any planned facility improvements or changes. Provide any updates to the deed/mortgage or lease as compared to the contract on ODE's website as Attachment 14 or indicate in the text box that no changes have been made.
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  • If the school contracts with a CMO/EMO or ESP, upload any update to the Management or Operator Agreement as Attachment 15 or indicate in the text box if no changes have been made. If the school has made changes to its management structure as compared to the contract on ODE's website, please explain below. If the school does not have an operator, provide the name(s) of people responsible for day-to-day operations of the school and upload their resumes.
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  • Upload a copy of the school’s most recent annual report as Attachment 16. If necessary, provide a brief explanation of the annual report below.
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  • Provide the staff and school leader retention rate for the past three (3) years. Please provide any additional comments that may clarify the retention rates.
  • Explain the school’s transportation plan and upload a copy of the plan as Attachment 17.
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