Vision and Mission
Our vision is to cultivate innovative, high-quality learning opportunities for Texas students. We are driven to empower the charter community through leadership, guidance, and support.
Charter Student Admission Application Available
The Charter Student Admission Application (CSAA) is now available on our Resources page. All charter schools must use this form starting August 1st, 2020. Please review the form and the associated FAQ.
Generation 25 Charter Applicants Under Consideration
The Texas Education Agency held capacity interviews for the Generation Twenty-Five open-enrollment charter school applicants who have qualified by receiving an average required score of 85% or higher during external evaluations. The commissioner will announce which charters he will propose after a period of consideration; the proposed charters will go to the State Board of Education at their September meeting. Recordings of the interviews are available on the TEA's AdminMonitor page; the interviews held on July 27th, July 28th, and July 29th are available at the respective links. Please consult the list below to determine which day a particular applicant interview was held:
|Applicant Name||Sponsoring Entity||Date and Time|
|Brillante Academy||Brillante Academy||Monday, July 27th
|CLEAR Public Charter School||CLEAR Public Charter School||Tuesday, July 28th
|Curie Academy||Curie Academy||Wednesday, July 29th
|Doral Academy of Texas||Doral Academy of Texas Inc.||Tuesday, July 28th
|Heritage Classical Academy||Heritage Ed, A Non Profit Corp.||Monday, July 27th
|Learn4Life - Austin||Texas First Education||Wednesday, July 29th
|Prelude Preparatory Charter School||Prelude Preparatory, Inc.||Tuesday, July 28th
|Rocketship Public Schools||Rocketship Public Schools, Inc.||Monday, July 27th
|Royal Public Schools||Royal School System||Wednesday, July 29th
For more information about the next steps in the application process, please visit the Applicants page.
COVID-19 Guidance for Charter Schools
The TEA has sent guidance specific to charter schools (PDF, 73 KB) to supplement existing information on COVID-19. This guidance covers topics such as waivers for missed days, establishment of remote learning opportunities, suspension of operations, and funding. Additional guidance may also be found on the TEA's COVID-19 support and guidance page.
Charter Locator Map
Our map page provides a link to the current application. Please update any bookmarks you have for the map page.
Portfolio Page Reminder
Website viewers can now view approved charter amendments and geographic boundaries for each charter on the Portfolio page.
Division of Charter School Administration
Phone (512) 463-9575
If you have questions about amendments and charter revisions, email the Charter Amendments inbox.
If you have questions about the application process, email the Charter Application inbox.
If you are a charter school that needs assistance with AskTED, email the Charter AskTED inbox.