2018 Accountability Rating System

The 2018 accountability ratings are now available.

The new TXSchools.org website contains interactive accountability rating summaries and detailed reports for each district, campus, and open-enrollment charter school in the state of Texas ( TXSchools.org is optimized for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari).

Data reports are available from TEA by campus or district.

State accountability reports and data tables are also available by ESC region and for the state

A downloadable overview of statewide ratings data is available in Excel.

The following links provide accountability ratings for all ESC regions, districts, and campuses from several different perspectives and provide additional information related to the ratings.

Statewide Ratings All districts, charters, and campuses in Texas listed alphabetically by district

All Ratings in a District All campuses in a district listed by campus number

All Districts by Rating All districts in Texas listed alphabetically and grouped by rating

All Campuses by Rating All campuses in Texas listed alphabetically and grouped by rating

All Campuses by Rating and School Type All campuses in Texas listed alphabetically and grouped by school type and rating

Ratings by ESC All districts, charters, and campuses in Texas alphabetized by district and grouped by education service center region

Ratings by Charter All charters in Texas listed alphabetically by district

State Summary Tables that detail statewide accountability ratings and distinction designations by district, charter, and campus, and school type

Highlights of 2018 State Academic Accountability Results Narrative summarizes the ratings statewide

Multi-Year Improvement Required All districts, charters, and campuses in Texas rated Improvement Required or Academically Unacceptable for one or more consecutive years grouped by number of consecutive IR/AU ratings and listed numerically by district ID (from lowest to highest)

Data Download Accountability data for all districts and campuses in Texas available in Excel, comma-delimited format, or tab-delimited format

Distinction Designations

Distinction Designations All districts, charters, and campuses in Texas that earned at least one distinction designation listed alphabetically by district

Campus Distinctions All campuses in Texas that earned at least one distinction designation grouped by count of distinctions earned (from highest to lowest) and listed alphabetically by campus

Campuses Receiving All Available Distinctions All campuses in Texas that earned every distinction designation for which they were eligible listed alphabetically by district

Academic Achievement in English Language Arts/Reading All campuses in Texas that earned the Academic Achievement in English Language Art/Reading distinction designation listed alphabetically by district

Academic Achievement in Mathematics All campuses in Texas that earned the Academic Achievement in Mathematics distinction designation listed alphabetically by district

Academic Achievement in Science All campuses in Texas that earned the Academic Achievement in Science distinction designation listed alphabetically by district

Academic Achievement in Social Studies All campuses in Texas that earned the Academic Achievement in Social Studies distinction designation listed alphabetically by district

Top 25 Percent: Comparative Academic Growth All campuses in Texas that earned the Top 25 Percent: Comparative Academic Growth distinction designation listed alphabetically by district

Top 25 Percent: Comparative Closing the Gaps All campuses in Texas that earned the Top 25 Percent Comparative Closing the Gaps distinction designation listed alphabetically by district

Postsecondary Readiness (Campus) All campuses in Texas that earned the Postsecondary Readiness distinction designation listed alphabetically by district

Postsecondary Readiness (District) All districts and charter schools in Texas that earned the Postsecondary Readiness distinction designation listed alphabetically

Resources

The 2018 Accountability Manual describes the 2018 accountability system and explains how accountability ratings are assigned and distinction designations are awarded.

The Hurricane Harvey Provision webpage provides resources related to accountability system modifications for districts and campuses affected by Hurricane Harvey.

The 2018 Accountability Administrator’s Guide briefly explains how the accountability system is used to evaluate the academic performance of Texas public schools.

A–F Resources showcases helpful multimedia resources for the new A–F accountability system.

Overview of the 2018 State Accountability System (one page) gives an overview of the structure of the accountability system for 2018.

Frequently Asked Questions answers questions that are commonly asked about the 2018 accountability system.

Performance Reporting has developed a scaling tool to assist with the conversion of raw domain and component scores to scaled scores.

2018 Campus Comparison Groups lists campuses in the comparison group for every campus in Texas.

Alternative Education Accountability (AEA)

2018 Final AEA Campuses lists the AECs that will be evaluated under AEA provisions in 2018. (April 27, 2018)

2018 Final AEA Charter Schools lists the charter schools that will be evaluated under AEA provisions in 2018. (April 27, 2018)

Campuses Identified for Support under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

Comprehensive Support and Improvement Schools lists those campuses that have been identified for comprehensive support based on performance in the Closing the Gaps domain (Excel file).

Additional Targeted Support Schools lists those campuses that have been identified for additional targeted support based on performance in the Closing the Gaps domain (Excel file).

Other Information

Explanation of Masking Rules Description of when and how data are masked to protect student confidentiality and comply with the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

2018 Accountability Development Materials includes all materials provided to the advisory groups that met from September 2017 through February 2018 to develop recommendations for 2018 state accountability, summaries of those meetings, the final recommendations submitted to the commissioner of education, and the commissioner's final decisions regarding 2018 accountability.