Public charter schools are tuition-free, open-enrollment public schools that have the flexibility to adapt to the educational needs of individual students, while held to strict state academic and financial accountability standards.
Public charter schools vary in mission and model, serving a diverse range of Texas students. Looking for a school in your area or want a school by specific mission type?
Charter students represent about 5% of the public school population in Texas. With more than 141,000 students on waiting lists across the state, Texas students and families need more innovative options.
Our mission is to improve student achievement in Texas by advocating for and strengthening a diverse set of high quality charter schools.