Charter Schools Internal Charter Application Information

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