2009 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 Data Tables, District Data Tables, 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 the schools within a district as well as the district's rating.

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

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

Ratings by Campus Type shows school 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 schools by Gold Performance Acknowledgment categories or by any combination of acknowledgments. The Campus Data Tables and District Data Tables include acknowledgment information for individual schools 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 of information about numbers and types of ratings statewide.

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

Accountability Manual. The 2009 Accountability Manual explains how accountability ratings were assigned to schools and districts in 2009.

Districts Eligible for Hurricane Ike Provision. For 2009, certain districts impacted by Hurricane Ike are eligible for special consideration under the state accountability system.

See the Highlights document (PDF download) for more information on the statewide impact of the 2009 accountability ratings. For a list of districts and campuses rated Academically Unacceptable for one or more consecutive years, go to the Multi-Year AU List (PDF download).

Secondary School Completion and Dropouts in Texas Public Schools, 2007-08. 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 November 5, 2009. Ratings for 2009 are now final.

This page last updated November 16, 2009