In a hearing with the SC Public Charter School District (SCPCSD) Board of Trustees, Liberty STEAM Charter (LSC) has received conditional approval for its enrollment expansion amendment request filed in mid-November 2020.
Conditional approval means that the state per pupil funding allocation of $6,089 (Base Student Cost) for the additional 48 scholars is contingent upon the state’s budget allocation to the SCPCSD provide for LSC’s increased enrollment in FY 2022-23. LSC’s current waitlist includes nearly 80 scholars.
The Founding Board of Directors made a unified decision to direct its senior school leaders to proceed with full admission of an additional 24 scholars in kindergarten and 24 scholars in first grade.
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