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Charter, Magnet, and Summer Schools

406 Barrera St.
San Antonio, Texas  78210

Phone: (210) 554-2660

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Purpose of Charter Schools

  • Improve student learning
  • Increase the choice of learning opportunities within the public school system
  • Create professional opportunities that will attract new teachers to the public school system
  • Establish a new form of accountability for public schools
  • Encourage different and innovative learning methods

Texas Education Code, Chapter 12


Process for Becoming an In-District Charter

  • Review "Establishing and Maintaining a Charter Campus or Program" (Administrative Procedure E27)
  • Review the timeline¬†for the creation of a new internal charter campus
  • Submit a notice of your intent to apply for an in-district charter designation
  • Complete a charter application packet
  • Present and discuss your application with a Technical Review Committee comprised of district-level staff and department representatives
  • Present to the SAISD Board of Trustees for approval