Charter school legislation in Texas (Texas Education Code, Chapter 12, Subchapter C) provides for campus or campus-program charter schools. Legislation requires all independent school districts to adopt a campus charter policy.
Campus charters are awarded by and all authority for oversight rests with the local school district. For more information about a specific campus charter or for a list of campus charters in your area, please contact the school district.
List of campus charters in askTED
(as reported by the independent school districts)
- The presentation (PDF, 203 KB) is now available from the webinar that was conducted on October 4, 2012, for school districts interested in creating new 2013-2014 campus charters.
- A letter has been posted to the TEA Correspondence page addressing the eligibility of new campus charter schools established by independent school districts to apply for start-up funding.
If you have any questions about the information on this page, contact the Division of Charter School Administration at (512) 463-9575.
Division of Charter School Administration
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 463-9575
May 21, 2013
Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams today announced he has approved a proposal presented to the Texas Education Agency in a memorandum of understanding that establishes an academic partnership between the Premont Independent School District and Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
May 20, 2013
Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams today joined representatives of Think Through Math (TTM), a Web-based math program, at a ceremony presenting a check for $11,367 to the American Red Cross West, Texas Relief Fund.
April 30, 2013
Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams announced today that he will attend the first formal meeting of the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) board of managers. The meeting, which will include an official swearing-in ceremony and selection of board officers, will take place on Tuesday, May 7, in El Paso.
April 24, 2013
Commissioner Michael L. Williams today met with administrators, educators and students in the West Independent School District to assess the district’s needs for the remainder of the school year. West ISD began classes this week following a tragic explosion that devastated the community on April 17.