Texas training officers introduced official accountability scores Monday, for the primary time since earlier than the pandemic.
SAN ANTONIO — The report playing cards are in.
After the pandemic put official campus and district-scoring on a hiatus in each 2020 and 2021, officers with the Texas Education Agency on Monday revealed new scores. That signifies that, for the primary time in three years, mother and father can see the general rating given to their kid’s district, in addition to a breakdown of particular person scores primarily based on STAAR testing, educational enchancment and districts’ efforts in minimizing socioeconomic gaps.
Ten districts within the San Antonio area – together with Medina Valley, Boerne and Alamo Heights ISDs – scored excessive sufficient for an A ranking from the TEA. Others have proven enchancment from pre-pandemic ranges, together with Southside, Lytle and San Antonio ISDs. Bandera ISD headed in the wrong way, dropping from an A to a D-grade over the past 4 years.
As for the native district which improved essentially the most since 2018, that may be Uvalde CISD, which jumped to an total rating of 80 in 2022 after notching a 59 in 2018.
Below you’ll find an interactive graph charting every native district’s progress since 2018 (spotlight your district to single out its progress), in keeping with TEA knowledge from the previous few years.
While some districts throughout the state obtained Ds and Fs for 2022, TEA leaders stated these grades would not rely this year. As a consequence, a complete of 42 Lone Star State districts, and 564 particular person campuses, will obtain a “Not rated” designation for scores under 70.
“Expectations do always matter,” TEA Commissioner Mike Morath stated on Monday. “We have to make sure we are setting reasonable goals and making adjustment given the conditions that we see.”
Meanwhile, 33% of Texas districts and 28% of the state’s 8,966 campuses obtained A-ratings.