YES Prep Public Schools began in 1995 as a
district charter school program called “Project
YES” in Houston, Texas. The school has now
grown into a charter school system that serves
over 15,400 students at 21 Houston area
campuses in grades PK-12. Their goal is to
prepare thousands of underserved students to
YES Prep Public Schools adopts an education
model with a rigorous college-prep curriculum,
small class sizes, and enrichment opportunities
as well as a community-oriented culture.
Students gain admission to the school by
a lottery held twice per year.
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