Local Accountability System

House Bill (HB) 22 (85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2017) established the Local Accountability System (LAS) to allow districts and open-enrollment charter schools to develop local accountability system plans for their campuses. A district’s local accountability plan provides stakeholders with detailed information about school performance and progress over time. Local accountability plans may vary by school type (elementary school, middle school, high school, and K–12) and by school group (magnet schools, early college high schools, etc.), but must apply equally to all campuses as applicable by school type and group. Once approved by the Texas Education Agency (TEA), it is expected that a plan be operational and relatively unchanged for three to five years. 

The DRAFT 2020 Local Accountability System Guide and Appendices are available on the 2020 Local Accountability System Development Materials webpage (located in the right-hand side menu).

Supporting Documents for the Local Accountability System are located below. 

Local Accountability System General Description

Local Accountability System Frequently Asked Questions

Highlights of 2018–19 LAS Districts