AUSTIN – The Texas Education Agency (TEA) today
released the 2017–2018 Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR).
TAPR pulls together a wide range of information
on the performance of students in each school and district in Texas. The scope
and function of this year’s TAPR has been greatly expanded and for the first
time will be available in two forms:
- An online data
system which is more comprehensive and dynamic than in previous years.
- A PDF version
which includes only major, statutorily-required data points and is designed to
allow districts to fulfill their public notification requirements.
TAPR will again feature performance data shown by
student groups (including race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status). However,
the online data system will provide extensive additional information on college, career, and military
readiness indicators, as well as school and district staff, programs, and
The TAPR Glossary contains
definitions and methodologies for all items found in the TAPR, and the TAPR
Guidelines are intended to help districts fulfill their legal
responsibilities regarding the TAPR and annual report of their educational
New data will be added or updated to the online
TAPR system as it becomes available. New data additions will be announced via
the Performance Reporting weekly bulletin. To sign up for the Performance
Reporting weekly bulletin, visit https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/TXTEA/subscriber/new. To view the PDF TAPR, the TAPR system, and the glossary and guidelines, visit
the TEA website at https://tea.texas.gov/perfreport/tapr/index.html.