The following manuals provide information on a variety of school finance topics.

 

General School Finance Information

Learn how Texas public schools are funded. 

 

Chapter 41

Find information on the requirements that districts subject to the Texas Education Code, Chapter 41, (wealth equalization) must meet.

 

Student Attendance Accounting 

Find information on the attendance accounting rules all Texas school districts and charter schools are required to comply with.

 

Transportation 

Find information on the requirements that local education agencies providing student transportation must meet to receive state funding for that transportation.

 


For more information, contact the Office of School Finance
(512) 463-9238
 sfinance@tea.state.tx.us

August 18, 2014

TEA releases 2014 STAAR tests

The Texas Education Agency released more than 40 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) tests for 2014. The tests and answer keys are now accessible on the agency's website.

August 13, 2014

TEA designates 16 new T-Stem Academies

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas Education Agency has designated 16 new Texas Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) Academies for the 2014-2015 school year.

August 13, 2014

Videos explaining accountability ratings available in English and Spanish

New videos from the Texas Education Agency offer quick overview of the State of Texas Accountability System and its components. The videos are available in English and Spanish.

August 07, 2014

TEA releases 2014 accountability ratings

  The Texas Education Agency today released the 2014 state accountability system ratings for more than 1,200 school districts and charters, and more than 8,500 campuses. The ratings reveal that 90 percent of school districts and charters across Texas have achieved the rating of Met Standard.