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