What We Do:

Many schools of choice are great at serving the academic needs of students and families, but struggle with the business aspects of running a great school. Our Management Services Team will ensure your operations management and governance matches the academic excellence you are striving for in the classroom.

How We Can Help:

Optima provides operations, finance, human resources, food service, academic accountability, and IT support to schools anywhere in the country, allowing your on-site leaders to focus on the most important work – meeting the needs of students and families. How smart is that?

Services We Offer

Accreditation Support

Diversity-By-Design Initiatives

Charter Amendments and Renewals

Faculty Expansion


IT Services

Human Resources

Financial Services

School Management

Schools in Operation

We serve new and existing governing boards by overseeing the schools’ business, financial, legal, and operational functions. This includes fiscal management, budgeting, compliance, facility maintenance, human resources, student recruitment and enrollment, marketing, community outreach, and IT support. Your school’s partnership with us and the resulting oversight structure allows the principal and their team to focus on academic instruction and student success. They can do so secure in the knowledge that the business side of the school is being handled by seasoned finance and operations professionals.

School Startups

Optima Management Services serves charter school founding boards by providing application preparation support, market analysis, board development, and recruitment and training of school leaders and staff. We also offer facility planning, financing, and build-out management. We prepare policies and procedures, provide compliance oversight for contracts and regulations, and manage public and government relations. We also prepare marketing tools for community outreach programs and social media, and execute student recruitment and enrollment plans.