2023 Accountability Manual

The 2023 Accountability Manual is available. Chapters 1–12 have been adopted. The Summary of Changes document explains the changes that were made from the proposed manual (posted in May) and the final, adopted manual. These changes reflect public comment.

*The issuance of 2023 A–F ratings under the final 2023 rule is pending and subject to change based on judicial rulings or decisions from the 88th Legislature during a special called session.

All files are PDFs.

Full 2023 Accountability Manual, posted 10/31/2023 
      *Addendum to 2023 Accountability Manual, posted 1/5/2024, includes replacement example calculations

By Chapter

Chapter 1—2023 Accountability Overview, updated 10/31/2023
Chapter 2—Student Achievement Domain, updated 10/31/2023
Chapter 3—School Progress Domain, updated 10/31/2023
Chapter 4—Closing the Gaps Domain, updated 10/31/2023
Chapter 5—Calculating 2023 Ratings, updated 10/31/2023
Chapter 6—Distinction Designations, updated 10/31/2023
Chapter 7—Other Accountability System Processes, updated 10/31/2023
Chapter 8—Appealing the Ratings, updated 10/31/2023
Chapter 9—Responsibilities and Consequences, updated 10/31/2023
Chapter 10—Identification of Schools for Improvement, updated 10/31/2023
Chapter 11—Local Accountability Systems, updated 10/31/2023
Chapter 12—Results Driven Accountability (RDA), updated 10/31/2023
Chapter 13—Accountability Calendar, posted 10/31/2023
Appendix A—Acknowledgements, posted 10/31/2023
Appendix B—ESC Contacts, posted 10/31/2023
Appendix C—Statutory Requirements, posted 10/31/2023
Appendix D—Accountability Glossary, posted 10/31/2023
Appendix E—Campus Comparison Groups, posted 10/31/2023
Appendix F—Public and Confidential Reports, posted 10/31/2023
Appendix G—Inclusion or Exclusion of Data, posted 10/31/2023
Appendix H—Data Sources, posted 10/31/2023
Appendix I—Scaling Resources, posted 10/31/2023
Appendix J—Industry-Based Certifications, posted 10/31/2023 
Appendix K—Results Driven Accountability (RDA), posted 10/31/2023

Contact Information

Contact Information

Division of Performance Reporting
Phone: (512) 463-9704

Have questions? View answers to frequently asked questions, copies of presentations and district communications on our Performance Reporting Resources page.