RDA and PBMAS Manuals

The Results Driven Accountability (RDA) and Performance Based Monitoring Analysis System (PBMAS) Manuals are comprehensive technical resources designed to explain each year's RDA or  PBMAS indicators and reports. The RDA is used by the Texas Education Agency as part of its overall evaluation of school district performance and program effectiveness.

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to access these PDF manuals. If you have any difficulties accessing the RDA manual please contact Review and Support by phone at (512) 463-9414 or via email at ReviewandSupport@tea.texas.gov. For difficulty with PBMAS manuals, please contact Performance-Based Monitoring by phone at (512) 936-6426 or via email at: pbm@tea.texas.gov.

Current Year Manual

2020 RDA Manual (PDF)

Overview Presentation of Final Rule at 19 TAC §97.1005

Prior Year Manuals

2019 RDA Manual (PDF)
2018 PBMAS Manual (PDF)
2017 PBMAS Manual (PDF)
2016 PBMAS Manual (PDF)
2015 PBMAS Manual (PDF)
2014 PBMAS Manual (PDF)
2013 PBMAS Manual (PDF)
2012 PBMAS Manual (PDF)
2011 PBMAS Manual (PDF)
2010 PBMAS Manual (PDF)
2009 PBMAS Manual (PDF)
2008 PBMAS Manual (PDF)
2007 PBMAS Manual (PDF)
2006 PBMAS Manual (PDF)
2005 PBMAS Manual (PDF)
2004 PBMAS Manual (PDF)



Contact Information

Office of Special Populations
Division of Review and Support

Phone: (512) 463-9414
Email: reviewandsupport@tea.texas.gov

For PBMAS Manuals (2004-2018) Performance-Based Monitoring:
Phone: (512) 463-9704
Email: PBM@tea.texas.gov