What is a Charter School?

What is a Charter School?

From the Texas Charter School Association:

Public charter schools are free, public options for families to choose to send their student.  There is the same academic and financial accountability as traditional school districts.  There is no cost to attend. There is no requirement or test for enrollment.

There is CHOICE in public education for your student!

Public charter schools were created by the state in 1995 to have the flexibility to adapt to the educational needs of individual students and encourage more innovation in education.

Because they are public schools, charter schools are open to all children, do not charge tuition, do not have special requirements for admittance and are not associated with any religion. The leaders and teachers of these student-centered, family and community-engaged schools are all passionate that every Texas student deserves a high-quality education.

Public charter schools vary in mission and model, serving a wide range of students, many with needs beyond the one-size-fits-all traditional public school.

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