HISD-ACP Program Fees

  • There is no cost to apply.


    Program Fees Fees   Description
    Summer Pre-Service Training $335.00 This is a one-time training fee that is paid up front at orientation (upon acceptance into the program) and covers all summer learning for June, July, and August. This fee includes the TEA Technology Fee of $35.00 (non-refundable)
    Program Cost $4,700.00 This is the program cost that is deducted over 20 pay periods once you have been hired by the district. Half of this will be refunded in December, and the other half will be refunded in July, making the program a $0.00 cost.
    Summer Pre-Service Training $35.00 This is the cost for persons applying to critical shortage areas of Bilingual, and Special Education content areas.   HISD employees and military also pay this amount.


*State of Texas Fees

  • Required Exams:  $116.00  per test

    • TX PACT Exam (if required)
    • TExES Exam (Content)
    • PPR Exam 
    • Science of Teaching Reading (STR)
    • All supplemental exams

    Fingerprints and Processing Fees:  $50.25

    Intern Certificate Fee:  $78.00

    Standard Certificate Fee:  $78.00

    Test Of English as a Foreign Language (if applicable): $205.00 


Other Fees