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

September 30, 2014

Permanent School Fund becomes nation's largest educational endowment

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams and Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson announced today that the Permanent School Fund has reached a record high value in 2014, making it the largest educational endowment in the country.

September 30, 2014

25 Texas schools receive 2014 national Blue Ribbon honors

 Twenty-five Texas public school nominated by the Texas Education Agency have been awarded Blue Ribbon honors for 2014.

September 23, 2014

TEA identifies 11 schools for best practice case studies project

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has identified 11 campuses across the state to take part in a best practices case studies project. Each of the 11 campuses were designated by TEA as High Performing and High Progress Title I Reward School.  

September 22, 2014

State secures federal waiver extension

The U.S. Department of Education notified Commissioner of Education Michael Williams that a request to extend the state’s conditional waiver from specific provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (more commonly known as the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001), has been granted.