2008 Accountability Rating System

Accountability Data Tables. These data tables show the information used to determine the ratings for any campus or district. You may access campus, district, region, data tables or the state data table. The values on these tables may be masked in order to be in compliance with the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). For information on which data are masked, please see the Explanation of Masking Rules. For information specific to alternative education accountability (AEA), visit the AEA resource site.

The following links provide accountability ratings for all ESC regions, districts, and campuses from several different perspectives and provide additional information related to the ratings.

Ratings by District shows ratings for all campuses within a district as well as the district's rating.

Ratings by County shows all district and campus ratings within a county.

Ratings by Region shows all district and campus ratings within each of the twenty Education Service Center regions in Texas.

Ratings by Campus Type shows campus ratings by school type. For example, you can find all high schools in the state rated Exemplary, or all elementaries rated Recognized. Separately, you may also search for Districts by Rating.

Gold Performance Acknowledgments shows districts or campus by Gold Performance Acknowledgment categories or by any combination of acknowledgments. The campus and district data tables include acknowledgment information for individual campuses and districts.

Ratings by Charter shows ratings for all charters.

Ratings by AEA shows ratings for campuses and districts rated using the alternative education accountability procedures.

All Ratings in State shows ratings for all districts, schools, and charters.

State Summary provides tables that detail statewide accountability ratings.

Data Download. Select this option to download accountability data in an Excel format or a delimited ASCII format.

Accountability Manual. The 2008 Accountability Manual explains how accountability ratings were assigned to schools and districts in 2008.

See the Highlights document (PDF) for more information on the statewide impact of the 2008 accountability ratings. For a list of districts and campuses rated Academically Unacceptable for one or more consecutive years, visit the Multi-Year AU List (PDF).

Secondary School Completion and Dropouts in Texas Public Schools, 2006–07. TEA prepares an annual report on dropouts, graduates and other completers in Texas public schools. This report includes summaries of the annual dropout rate, longitudinal secondary school completion/student status rates, and state attrition rates.

Frequently Asked Questions. Refer to this site for answers to your questions.

Ratings were updated on Oct. 23, 2008. Ratings for 2008 are now final.

This page last updated October 23, 2008