2022-2023 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.
  • St. Aloysius currently does not have any spots for the 2022-2023 school year. Please indicate below if you would like to be put on a waitlist for the 2022-2023 school year, should a spot become available, or if you would like to ONLY be considered for the 2023-2024 school year. Please note, placement on the waitlist is contingent upon approval of the application.
  • General Information

    Name of the Primary Contact for the application and the Organization completing the application on behalf of the school:
  • If applicable. If not applicable, enter "N/A" in the box below.
  • Reason For New Sponsorship

  • Non-Renewal or Transfer Notice

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      • Upload the most recent high-stakes or renewal review conducted by the current sponsor as a PDF document titled Attachment 3. To receive a "Meets" the most recent review must be uploaded and the school must have performed satisfactorily. You may use the box below to explain any information in the review and discuss if any issues found have been resolved.
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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. Click the plus button to add additional rows. Upload a resume for each governing authority member and their most recent signed conflict of interest form as Attachment 4. To receive a Meets, a resume must be received for at least five members containing current contact information.
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      • Please upload the following as Attachment 5:
        • • A copy of the governing authority's meeting schedule for the past 12 months, and
        • • The minutes from those meetings.
        • To receive a "Meets", both items above must be provided and the information will be reviewed to ensure the meetings are conducted according to open meeting laws and the minutes are complete and thorough.
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        • In the box below, provide the following:
          • •Explain the history and continuity of the governing authority, and
          • • If the governing authority has fallen below five (5) members within the last year, explain why membership fell below 5 members, how long it took to get back to 5 members and what recruitment methods were used.
          • To receive a "Meets" all requested information must be provided and 5 members were maintained all year.
        • Upload the governing authority's current bylaws as a PDF titled Attachment 6. To receive a "Meets" all required components must be present in the bylaws.
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          • Academic Information/Data

          • Upload the school's current education plan as a PDF titled Attachment 7.
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            • Please provide the following:
              • • Nationally normed assessment results for your school by grade for the last three (3) years as Attachment 8.
              • • Provide a brief explanation of the data in the box below.
              • • If nationally normed assessments were not given, or if the data is not provided, a score of "Does Not Meet" will be given.
              • Note: Please only upload redacted data. Do not upload any data that includes student identifiable information. Please refer to the scoring rubric for details on how this item will be scored.
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              • Please indicate if the school is designated as any of the following:
              • If the school has been designated as Priority, Focus, Warning or Watch, upload the needs assessment and school improvement plan required by the state as a PDF titled Needs Assessment and School Improvement Plan. In the box below, describe the interventions that have been completed. If the school has not received any of these designations, enter "N/A" in the box.
              • *Note: this is a required attachment if the school has received any of the listed designations.
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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 strategies that have been implemented to improve/sustain performance.
                  • To receive a "Meets" the data must show stable or improved performance year over year.
                • Please provide the following as Attachment 9:
                  • • Provide a copy of the performance and accountability plan (performance framework) from your current sponsor contract,
                  • • Provide data showing how the school is meeting the goals established in this plan.
                  • To receive a "Meets" there must be evidence that school is meeting the established goals.
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                  • Enrollment

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

                  • Upload the governing authority approved financials from the last twelve months as Attachment 10. To receive a "Meets", all information must be provided, school must have maintained a positive change in net position, and have at least 30 days of cash on hand. If necessary, provide an explanation of any of the financials in the box below.
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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.
                      • Note: Unresolved findings for recovery cannot receive a "Meets".
                    • 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 by CSS 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.
                      • Note: A five-year forecast that shows a negative cash balance cannot receive a "Meets".
                    • Upload the most recently submitted Annual School Budget provided to ODE as Attachment 11.
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                      • Upload copies of the last six (6) months of financial and enrollment reviews conducted by your current sponsor as Attachment 12.
                        • Note: School cannot receive a "Meets" if current sponsor has reported deficiencies in financials or enrollment.
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                      • Upload a copy of the most recent FTE review conducted by the Ohio department of Education as Attachment 13. If necessary, provide a brief explanation of the FTE review below, including if and how any findings have been resolved.
                        • Note: School cannot receive a "Meets" if issues are noted in FTE review.
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                        • Organizational Performance

                        • Please provide the following:
                          • •Upload copies of the two (2) most recent sponsor compliance site visit reports as Attachment 14.
                          • •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.
                          • Note: These can be any reports in which the sponsor has reviewed and provided feedback on the school's compliance.
                          • School cannot receive a "Meets" if non-compliance items have not been remedied.
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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 15 and provide explanation of deficiency and how it was remedied below. If the school has not received any notices, type N/A in the text box below.
                            • Note: School cannot receive a "Meets" if deficiencies have not been remedied.
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                            • Please provide the following:
                              • • Describe below the school’s current facilities (age of building(s), number of classrooms, common areas, etc.),
                              • • Provide a description of grade levels served at each location and number of students served in each grade,
                              • • Describe any planned facility improvements or changes, and
                              • • Upload the lease or deed/mortgage as Attachment 16. Describe the plan if the lease expires at the end of the current sponsor contract. Will it be extended/renewed?
                              • To receive a "Meets" all of the requested information will be provided. It must also be evident that the facilities are appropriate for the students being served and the lease/mortgage terms are reasonable.
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                              • Please provide the following:
                                • • If the school contracts with a management organization, upload the current management agreement as Attachment 17.
                                • • 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 18. If necessary, provide a brief explanation of the annual report below.
                                  • To receive a "Meets" the report must be provided and include the required elements.
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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.
                                  • Does the school depend on the local districts to provide all student transportation to and from school?
                                  • If the answer above is NO, provide the following:

                                    - Upload the school's transportation policy as Attachment 19.

                                    - Describe in detail the transportation plan that includes, at a minimum, the following:

                                    1. What population of students are transported (all, a portion, etc.)?

                                    2. If all students are transported, does the school have an agreement with the district(s) and ODE and the school receives funding?

                                    3. Describe the type of transportation provided such as: a) the school owns the bus and employs drivers, b) the school contracts with an ODE approved vendor, c) the school provides bus passes, etc.

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