Charter schools are public schools. Intended as incubators for innovation, charter schools are free from some of the regulations and red tape of traditional public schools. Many charter school systems, like YES Prep, are open-enrollment and serve all students, while others have admission requirements. In Texas, charter schools receive state funding, but do not receive any funding for facilities and so must raise those dollars privately.
First Generation College Students
African American and Hispanic
Alumni Sendoffs are hosted every year at our full-grown campuses. This is an opportunity for teachers, college counselors and fellow alumni to offer encouraging words of support as they get ready to head off to college.
Every year, YES Prep presents its annual IMPACT Institute where eligible incoming seniors have the opportunity to visit with college and university representatives.
"In the summer of 2017, I took eight students from our advanced Chinese classes to China, to visit capital city Beijing so they could experience the real Chinese life..."