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TEA releases A-F accountability ratings for San Antonio-area schools

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas Education Agency launched a listing of A-F accountability ratings for faculty districts and campuses — the primary issued for the reason that coronavirus pandemic triggered studying disruptions and trainer shortages throughout the state.

The TEA on Monday stated 1,195 districts and eight,451 campuses have been rated this year based mostly on performances on the STAAR exams, enhancements on these scores, and efforts on “closing the gap” for deprived college students.

About 25% of districts and 33% of campuses throughout Texas noticed a rise of their grades from 2019, and about 18% of high-poverty campuses acquired an A, the TEA states.

“These results show our state’s significant investment in the post-pandemic academic recovery of Texas public school students is bearing fruit,” Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath stated in a information release.

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He thanked academics and faculty directors, calling them the “driving force behind this year’s success.”

Across the state, 33.1% of districts acquired an A score, together with Bexar County districts Alamo Heights, Boerne, Comal, Fort Sam Houston, Randolph Field and Somerset ISDs.

Another 54% of Texas districts acquired a B and 9.4% acquired a C.

The remainder of the districts, about 3.5%, acquired a Not Rated rating (a D or F), that means they acquired a rating of lower than 70. A complete of 42 districts and 564 campuses in Texas got a Not Rated label.

In Bexar County and surrounding areas, East Central, Bandera and Seguin ISDs acquired the label.

Seguin ISD Superintendent Matthew Gutierrez instructed the Texas Tribune that he’s “really disheartened about the overall district grading.”

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”It’s a really advanced, sophisticated system. I really feel like the general rating doesn’t mirror the progress made as a faculty district,” he stated. He pointed to a lower in enrollment in faculty and financial disadvantages for households.

Districts or schools that acquired the Not Rated rating is not going to be sanctioned within the upcoming faculty year, the Tribune reported.

The accountability ratings for districts in Bexar County and surrounding counties are under. To view the 2022 accountability ratings for districts and campuses throughout Texas, go to TXschools.gov.

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