The Osceola County School District has approved a three-year charter renewal for the Kissimmee Charter Academy, part of the Imagine Schools system. Three years is the the maximum renewal the district issues.
Kissimmee Charter, opened in 2000-01 to address public school overcrowding, provides educational opportunities to more than 750 students from Pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. It’s board is appointed by the City Commission to discuss, govern, and recommend educational, operational, and facility issues related to the school.
Founded in 2004, Imagine Schools is a national non-profit family of public charter schools that must meet the same academic performance standards as traditional district schools, as required by federal and state laws. It runs about a dozen schools in Florida.