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The links below provide access to grade-level retention data for Grades K-12 by ethnicity,
status, program participation (bilingual,
technical education, English
as a second language, gifted
and talented, special
education, and Title
I) and other student characteristics (at-risk,
English proficient, migrant,
and overage). The Division of Research and Analysis masks some data to comply with federal
regulations concerning student privacy, the Family Educational Rights and
Privacy Act (FERPA).
Comparing a student's grade level in the spring of one school year to the
student's grade level in the fall of the next school year determines grade-level
retention. The grade-level retention rate for 2008-09 is the percentage of
students who attended in 2008-09 and were retained in grade in the fall of 2009.
The grade-level retention rate equation is:
For more information on the retention rate calculation, please see
Grade-Level Retention in Texas Public Schools, 2008-09.
Select from the following to view or download a report for a statewide
report or a single campus, district, or education service center (ESC) region:
To download a comma-delimited (.csv) file containing
data for all campuses or all districts in the state, please choose from one of
the following options. Please note that downloads may take a few minutes and
file size may vary depending on the version of Microsoft Excel you are using.
data (.csv) [14.6 MB] and Campus-level record layout
data (.csv) [4.9 MB] and District-level record layout
For questions or comments, please email the Division of Research and Analysis, Accountability Research Unit, or contact
the unit by phone at 512-475-3523.
page last updated April 2015