Welcome to Odyssey Academy


Thank you for your interest in Odyssey Academy, where we seek to inspire and develop the highest potential in every one of our students from pre-kindergarten through high school!

Odyssey Academy is a free, open-enrollment, public charter school committed to helping each student find their passion and path to success. It is our goal to grow students into well-rounded young adults, who are ready to be productive members of society.

We do this in three ways. First, by offering our students diverse academic and life experiences on our campuses, in our culturally rich Galveston/Bay Area communities, and beyond. Second, by offering an academic curriculum that is strong in math, science, and technology to develop essential critical thinking and problem-solving skills. And third, by giving our students opportunities for enrichment through music, sports, art, technology, leadership and character development, career and college campus tours, and trips to Washington, D.C. and abroad.

Our caring, qualified teachers and staff work in a collaborative environment that encourages creativity and professional growth.

Since our founding in 1998, Odyssey Academy has grown from a middle school campus on Galveston Island to a multi-campus district serving approximately 1,200 students in grades pre-kindergarten through high school! Our students come from over 15 school districts spread across Galveston and surrounding counties.

We invite you to learn more about Odyssey Academy. Explore our website, visit our campuses, and volunteer.  Join us in charting stellar journeys for our students!

Dr. Jennifer Goodman
Odyssey Academy Public Charter Schools

About Dr. Jennifer Goodman


Dr. Goodman has served as Odyssey Academy’s Superintendent since 2005. In that time, she has guided the district’s expansion from one campus in Galveston serving approximately 200 prekindergarten through eighth grade students to a multi-campus, public charter district serving approximately 1,200 prekindergarten through high school students.

She grew up in Galveston County and graduated from Texas A&M University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction.  She holds a lifetime teaching certificate as well as principal and superintendent certifications.

Dr. Goodman also attended the University of Houston–Clear Lake, completing the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program.

Before becoming Odyssey Academy's superintendent, she taught in Clear Creek ISD and was an administrator in Alvin ISD.

Dr. Goodman also is active in a number of community service and education organizations. She and her family live in League City.