SHSU Charter School

Enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year is now OPEN! Please complete the 2020-2021 Enrollment Application and submit to Joseph Mesa at

We are SO PROUD of the hard work our staff and students invested in "remote learning"! Keep up the great work, everyone!

Our 2019-2020 Staff Welcomes You!

19-20 SHSU Charte staff

Important Dates

Greengate Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony     May 26 @ 10am

Cypress Trails Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony     May 27 

(Ms. O'Neal's Class @ 9am, Mrs. Newton's Class @ 10am)

Brighton Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony     May 28

(Mrs. Jordan's Class @ 9am, Mrs. Smith's Class @ 10am)

Brighton 6th Grade Graduation Ceremony     May 28 @ 11am

Accountability Update

In 2019, the Sam Houston State University Charter School received a district rating of a "B" from the Texas Education Agency (TEA), as well as a Distinction for Academic Growth. You may view our School Report Card here, and you may view our full Texas Academic Report Card (TAPR) here.

Bearkat Spotlight

Congratulations to SHSU Charter School Principal Renee O'Neal. Dr. O'Neal received her educational doctorate in literacy from Sam Houston State University in the fall of 2019. We are so proud, Eat 'Em Up, Kats!


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To schedule a campus tour, please call the Charter School office at 936-294-3347 or email

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Dr. Knox and Dr. O'Neal: Ambassadors for Sam Houston, the University, and the Charter School

Announcements and Upcoming Events

In October of 2017, the Texas Education Agency conducted a site visit at the SHSU Charter School to evaluate progress during its first year of integration. To view the TEA Report, click here.





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