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10/21/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/21/2021 09:41

Post-Effective Amendment to Post-Effective Amendment by Investment Company (Form 485BXT)

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 21, 2021
File Nos. 333-160595
811-22311​
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM N-1A
REGISTRATION STATEMENT
UNDER
THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933
Post-Effective Amendment No. 138
☒​
and
REGISTRATION STATEMENT
UNDER
THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940
Amendment No. 140
☒​
SCHWAB STRATEGIC TRUST
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
211 Main Street
San Francisco, California 94105
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(800) 648-5300
(Registrant's Telephone Number, including Area Code)
Catherine M. MacGregor, Esq.
211 Main Street
San Francisco, California 94105
(Name and Address of Agent for Service)
Copies of communications to:
Douglas P. Dick, Esq.
Dechert LLP
1900 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006
John M. Loder, Esq.
Ropes & Gray LLP
800 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02199‑3600
It is proposed that this filing will become effective (check appropriate box):
□  Immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)
☒  On November 2, 2021 pursuant to paragraph (b)
□  60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)
□  On (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)
□  75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)
□  On (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485
If appropriate, check the following box:
☒  This post-effective amendment designates a new effective date for a previously filed post-effective amendment.

This Post-Effective Amendment No. 138 to the Registration Statement of Schwab Strategic Trust (the Registrant) is being filed, pursuant to paragraph (b)(1)(iii) of Rule 485 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the 1933 Act), for the sole purpose of delaying, until November 2, 2021, the effectiveness of Post-Effective Amendment No. 131 to the Registrant's Registration Statement on Form N-1A filed on April 5, 2021, pursuant to paragraph (a) of Rule 485 of the 1933 Act (Accession Number: 0001104659-21-046532) (referred to herein as PEA No. 131). The effectiveness of PEA No. 131 was previously delayed by Post-Effective Amendment No. 134 to the Registrant's Registration Statement, which was filed on July 1, 2021, Post-Effective Amendment No. 135 to the Registrant's Registration Statement, which was filed on July 29, 2021, Post-Effective Amendment No. 136 to the Registrant's Registration Statement, which was filed on August 26, 2021, and Post-Effective Amendment No. 137 to the Registrant's Registration Statement, which was filed on September 23, 2021.

This Post-Effective Amendment incorporates by reference the information contained in Parts A, B, and C of PEA No. 131 to the Registrant's Registration Statement.

SIGNATURES​
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "1933 Act"), and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, Registrant certifies that it meets all of the requirements for the effectiveness of this Post-Effective Amendment No. 138 to Registrant's Registration Statement on Form N-1A pursuant to Rule 485(b) under the 1933 Act and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 138 to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized, in the City of Washington in the District of Columbia, on the 21st day of October, 2021.
SCHWAB STRATEGIC TRUST
Registrant
Jonathan de St. Paer*
Jonathan de St. Paer, President and Chief Executive Officer
Pursuant to the requirements of the 1933 Act, this Post-Effective Amendment No. 138 to Registrant's Registration Statement on Form N-1A has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities indicated this 21st day of October, 2021.
Signature
Title
Walter W. Bettinger II*
Walter W. Bettinger II
Chairman and Trustee
Joseph R. Martinetto*
Joseph R. Martinetto
Trustee
Robert W. Burns*
Robert W. Burns
Trustee
John F. Cogan*
John F. Cogan
Trustee
Nancy F. Heller*
Nancy F. Heller
Trustee
David L. Mahoney*
David L. Mahoney
Trustee
Jane P. Moncreiff*
Jane P. Moncreiff
Trustee
Kiran M. Patel*
Kiran M. Patel
Trustee
Kimberly S. Patmore*
Kimberly S. Patmore
Trustee
J. Derek Penn*
J. Derek Penn
Trustee
Mark D. Fischer*
Mark D. Fischer
Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer
*By:
/s/ Douglas P. Dick
Douglas P. Dick, Attorney‑in‑Fact
Pursuant to Power of Attorney