Charter Schools

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Vision & Mission

The Division of Authorizing strives to increase the quality of charter schools and virtual/hybrid programs and schools across Texas. We measure this success through the strength of our portfolio our authorizing practices, and belief from the education community on our LEA-focused mindset.

We are driven to cultivate innovative, high-quality learning opportunities and to empower the charter community, virtual/hybrid school and course providers, and district leaders through leadership, guidance and support.

News & Events

Generation 29 Application Cycle is Closed

The Generation 29 application cycle is closed. Applicants can expect to receive notification of next steps by the end of November. Prospective applicants can review the Generation 29 materials as a resource, or if you have questions contact the new schools application team via email charterapplication@tea.texas.gov.

TREx Access Is Open to New Charter Campuses and Sites 

Charters now have access to TREx for those campuses/sites to obtain records for students who are being enrolled in the new campus/site. The campus must be activated in AskTED and listed as “Under Construction” for access to be available. 

Resources & Information

The following webpages provide useful information and additional links to other resources.. 

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Contact Information

Division of Authorizing
charterschools@tea.texas.gov
Phone (512) 463-9575

For additional support, email the following as appropriate:

Authorizing Staff