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
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