Charter School Applicants

Several types of charter schools operate in Texas.  Each of the pathways has its own application process; please visit the page for each pathway to review the application requirements and documents.

Subchapter C Charter Schools, including SB 1882 charters, are authorized and overseen by school districts.  Charter schools applicants seeking partnerships with school districts should email DSSI@tea.texas.gov for information.

Subchapter D Charters operate under a contract, or charter, with the State of Texas.  There are two pathways for a Subchapter D Charter based on the type of operator:

Subchapter E Charters are charter schools operated by Texas public colleges and universities.  These entities also operate under a contract, or charter, with the State of Texas.