Nonpublic Placement Notification and Application

A local education agency (LEA) may contract for a nonpublic placement when a student’s admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee determines that placement is necessary for the student to receive a free appropriate public education (FAPE). LEAs are required by 19 Texas Administrative Code §89.61 (a)(3) to notify the Texas Education Agency (TEA) if they intend to place a student with a disability in a nonpublic placement. The notification and to request for approval of state and federal funds is made through the Nonpublic Placement Notification and Application in Texas Education Agency Login (TEAL).  

Announcements and Guidance 

For COVID related updates and information please check the Special Education and Special Populations webpage.

For additional information regarding High Cost Funds, please visit our HCF webpage. 

For additional information regarding Nonpublic School Monitoring, please visit our NP School Monitoring webpage.



      Training and Technical Assistance

      • Education Service Center Support | ESC Special Education Contacts
      • TEA Login (TEAL) Applications Support | TEA Help Desk



      Contact Information

       ESC Special Education Contacts

       TEA Division of Special Education


       TEA Grants Administration Division