At times when the alleged perpetrator is (was) an employee of a public or private school under the jurisdiction of TEA, the Texas Family Code (§261.406) authorizes DFPS to release a copy of the completed investigation report to the following persons or entities on their request:

  • State Board for Educator Certification;
  • President of the school board or local governing body for the school;
  • School Superintendent; and
  • School Principal.

Please click here to open and fill out Form 4880 - Request from School Official for Closed School Investigation Report. You can either submit it electronically as an attachment to an email (please usean official email address and encrypt any confidential data) or you can print it out and mail it to: 

Department of Family and Protective Services
Attn: RMG (Y-937)
P.O. Box 149030
Austin, Texas 78714-19030

Please note:  Forms sent from personal email accounts will not be accepted. DFPS automatically releases a copy of the completed investigation report to Texas Education Agency (TEA), as required by Texas Family Code §261.406.

Have questions?

Email: Records.Management@dfps.state.tx.us
Phone during business hours: (512) 929-6764 or toll free at (877) 764‐7230

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