689 Charter Schools
238,093 Students in Charter Schools
1995 Year Legislation Passed

State Resources

District-Charter Collaboration: Aldine ISD & YES Prep 19 Oct, 2015 The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) recently observed a large and expanding district-charter collaboration and documented findings in five videos. Aldine... Read more
Charter School Performance in Texas ReportsCredo22 Jul, 2015 This report provides an in-depth examination of the results for charter schools in Texas. It is also an update to CREDO’s first analysis, also on the NCSRC. This report has two... Read more
The Status of Charter Schools in Texas ReportsChildren At Risk27 Apr, 2015 Children languish in poor-performing charter schools, while the outstanding charters have waiting lists into the hundreds if not thousands. When all charters schools are analyzed... Read more
How to Start a Charter School in Texas ToolkitsTexas Charter School Association18 Feb, 2015 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in Texas, click "view resource" above.