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)
- A presentation (PPT, 1.12 MB) is available for school districts interested in creating new 2014-2015 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
December 09, 2013
Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that he has named Monica Martinez as Associate Commissioner for Standards and Programs for the Texas Education Agency (TEA).
December 05, 2013
Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today joined Milken Family Foundation Co-Founder and Chairman Lowell Milken in presenting the 2013 Milken Educator Award to Christal Bookhamer, an eighth-grade science teacher in the Joshua Independent School District (JISD).
December 03, 2013
Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today he has selected Margie Johnson – an attorney with more than 15 years of prosecutorial experience – to lead the new Texas Education AgencyOffice of Complaints, Investigations and School Accountability.
December 03, 2013
The newly published 2014 Texas School Law Bulletin is available for purchase. The Bulletin is current through the 83rd Legislative Regular and Special Sessions. The cost is $65 per copy. The cost per copy for non-profit institutions is $60. The Texas Education Agency accepts purchase orders from Texas educational institutions and government agencies only. Checks or purchase orders should be made out to the Texas Education Agency, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701-1494. Customers may also purchase a copy of the Bulletin by contacting contact Ruth Ann Palm at (512) 463-9744 or by email at email@example.com.