The Optional Flexible School Day Program (OFSDP) allows districts to provide flexible hours and days of attendance for students who meet at least one of the requirements of the Texas Education Code §29.0822(a). The goal of the program is to improve graduation rates for students who are in danger of dropping out of school, have dropped out, or are behind in core subject courses.
Laws and Rules
Districts must submit an annual application notifying the Texas Education Agency of their plans to participate in the OFSDP. The application requires the following information:
- program description
- staff plans
- staff qualification standards
- student attendance accounting security procedures
OFSDP Overview (PDF 128 KB)
These annual announcement letters explain any program changes that may have occurred since the previous year.
Please email the completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frquently Asked Questions (FAQs)
For additional information, contact:
Office of School Finance
September 19, 2014
Sept. 19, 2014
Five Generation 19 charter school applicants complete process
AUSTIN – Five Generation 19 charter school applicants today successfully
completed the final step of the state’s application process allowing them to
begin operation in Texas for the 2015-2016 school year.
September 18, 2014
10, 2014, the Texas Education Agency notified the U.S. Department of Education of
its intent to submit an application for a federal preschool expansion grant. Commissioner
of Education Michael Williams issued the following statement today regarding the
application process: “Over
the course of the next several weeks, agency staff will be working to design a
proposal that clearly defines how our state would utilize those federal dollars..."
September 15, 2014
The State Board of Education (SBOE) announced today that 15
Texans who provide hundreds of hoursof volunteer service to Texas public schools will be
honored with the Heroes for Children award at the SBOE meeting on Friday,
September 10, 2014
of Education Michael Williams notified the U.S. Department of Education that
the Texas Education Agency (TEA) will submit an application for a federal
preschool expansion grant. The grant could be valued at as much as $30 million per year for four years.