2017 Texas Education Agency Ratings
The Texas Education Agency is charged with assessing public school students on what they have learned and determining district and school accountability ratings. One of two academic ratings is assigned to each district and campus: Met Standard or Improvement Required.
The ratings are based on a system that uses a range of indicators to provide greater detail about the performance of a district and individual campuses. The performance index framework includes four areas:
- Student Achievement – Provides a snapshot of performance across all subjects
- Student Progress – Measures year-to-year student progress by subject and student group
- Closing Performance Gaps – Emphasizes the academic achievement of economically disadvantaged students and the lowest performing racial/ethnic student groups
- Postsecondary Readiness – Emphasizes the importance of earning a high school diploma that provides students with the foundation necessary for success in college, the workforce, job training programs or the military
TAPR - Texas Academic Performance Report
The Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR) pulls together a wide range of information on the performance of students in each school and district in Texas every year. Performance is shown disaggregated by student groups, including ethnicity and low-income status. The report also provides extensive information on school and district staff, programs, and student demographics. View the 2016-2017 District Report or view the report for each campus.
Texas Education Code B39.053 requires each school district's board of trustees to publish an Annual Performance Report 16-17 that includes the TAPR report; campus performance objectives; a report of violent or criminal incidents; and information received under the Texas Education Code B51.403(e) from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.