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 email@example.com.
Frquently Asked Questions (FAQs)
For additional information, contact:
Office of School Finance
October 01, 2014
Texas Education Agency today released Community and Student Engagement
ratings for the state’s school districts, charters and campuses. Under
House Bill 5 passed in 2013, all
districts and charters are required to evaluate their performance, as well as
the performance of each campus, in regard to community and student engagement.
Districts must assign one of four performance ratings – Exemplary, Recognized,
Acceptable or Unacceptable.
September 30, 2014
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
Twenty-five Texas public school nominated by the Texas Education Agency have been awarded Blue Ribbon honors for 2014.
September 23, 2014
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
Each of the 11 campuses were designated by TEA as High
Performing and High Progress Title I Reward School.