2015–2016 Optional Flexible School Day Program (OFSDP)
OFSDP is a program that your district may offer to provide flexible hours and
days of attendance for students in any grade who meet one of the following
student has dropped out of school or is at risk of dropping out.
student participates in an approved early college high school plan.
student attends a campus implementing an innovative redesign under a plan approved
by the commissioner of education.
student will be denied credit for one or more classes in which the student has
been enrolled as a result of attendance requirements under the Texas Education
of the program is to improve graduation rates for students who are in danger of
dropping out of school or have dropped out or who are behind in core subject
participate in the OFSDP, your district must submit an annual
notifying the Texas Education Agency (TEA) that it plans to participate. The
application requires the following information: 1) implementation plan
description, 2) staff plans, 3) schedules, and 4) student attendance accounting
security procedures and documentation. The TEA will notify each applicant of
its approval status to operate an OFSDP.
have questions about the program, please contact Ashley Behnke by email at Ashley.Behnke@tea.texas.gov or by phone at (512) 463-4834.
rules, application, and attendance guidelines for the OFSDP, as well as sample
attendance registers, can be found at http://tea.texas.gov/Finance_and_Grants/State_Funding/Additional_Finance_Resources/Optional__Flexible_School_Day_Program/.