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TEA News Releases Online Aug. 15, 2017
58 school districts, charters earn postsecondary distinction

AUSTIN – The Texas Education Agency today announced that 58 school districts and charters that achieved a Met Standard rating in the 2017 state accountability ratings have also received a distinction designation for postsecondary readiness. 

The postsecondary readiness distinction – the only distinction at the district level under the state accountability system – takes into account factors such as graduation rates, ACT/SAT participation and performance, Career and Technical Education (CTE) graduates, and dual-credit course completion rates. The school districts and charters earning a postsecondary readiness distinction in 2017 are as follows: 

  • Avery ISD
  • Blanco ISD
  • Brookeland ISD
  • Carroll ISD
  • Central Heights ISD
  • Chapel Hill ISD (Mount Pleasant)
  • Chester ISD
  • Chireno ISD
  • Cisco ISD
  • Collinsville ISD
  • Dublin ISD
  • Eanes ISD
  • Edinburg CISD
  • Farmersville ISD
  • Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts
  • Goldthwaite ISD
  • Gruver ISD
  • Hamilton ISD
  • Harmony School of Science (Houston)
  • Harmony Science Academy (El Paso)
  • Harmony Science Academy (Houston)
  • Highland Park ISD (Dallas)
  • Hudson ISD
  • Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD
  • Joshua ISD
  • Kerrville ISD
  • Lone Oak ISD
  • Los Fresnos CISD
  • Madisonville ISD
  • Marion ISD
  • Mason ISD
  • McAllen ISD
  • McGregor ISD
  • Medina Valley ISD
  • Miles ISD
  • Morton ISD
  • Mount Vernon ISD
  • Perrin-Whitt CISD
  • Pilot Point ISD
  • Pottsboro ISD
  • Quanah ISD
  • Roma ISD
  • Salado ISD
  • San Saba ISD
  • Santa Anna ISD
  • School of Science and Technology Discovery (Leon Valley)
  • Seymour ISD
  • Shallowater ISD
  • Sharyland ISD
  • South Texas ISD
  • Sudan ISD
  • Sundown ISD
  • Uplift Education (Dallas)
  • Valley View ISD
  • Wall ISD
  • Water Valley ISD
  • Wellington ISD
  • Whiteface CISD

Carroll ISD, Kerrville ISD, Los Fresnos CISD, Sharyland ISD, and South Texas ISD earned the postsecondary distinction for the fourth consecutive year. These districts have earned the distinction every year it has been part of the current state accountability system.

TEA today released the 2017 state accountability ratings for more than 1,200 school districts and charters, as well as more than 8,700 campuses statewide. The ratings revealed that approximately 95 percent of school districts and charters across Texas have achieved the rating of Met Standard.

To view the 2017 state accountability ratings and distinction designations for districts, charters and campuses, visit the TEA website at