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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 22, 2013
Three Generation 18 charter school applicants today successfully completed the final step of the state's application process allowing them to begin operation in Texas for the 2014-2015 school year.
November 07, 2013
The Texas Education Agency today released the final 2013 state accountability system ratings for more than 1,200 school districts and charters, and more than 8,500 campuses. The final ratings are issued following an appeals process provided to districts and charters who contested district or campus ratings originally announced in August.