We’re breaking down some of the most common questions we get asked related to the Accountability System in these short videos.
CAMPUS spotlight: Elgin Middle SchoolPrincipal Rita Cooper from Elgin Middle School shows the student growth strategies her staff uses to track student progress and collect data. At her school, teachers and leaders look at assessment test-data and date generated from...
CAMPUS spotlight: brown primary schoolStephanie Foster, principal of Brown Primary School in Smithville ISD shows how she turns her office into a student-data center. By using her office as a student-data center, all of her staff are better able to address the...
CAMPUS spotlight: Science Hall ElementaryPrincipal Karen Zuniga from Science Hall Elementary in Hays CISD explains how her campus went from an F school rating, in the A-F Accountability system, to a B school rating in one academic year while also receiving a...
How to Use our new ccmr tracking toolWe’ve created a free tool, an excel spreadsheet, to visually monitor the achievements of your students at your campus by cohort. Our Tracking Tool can be downloaded to your desktop for immediate use. The spreadsheet is constructed...
House Bill 22 established the local accountability system, or LAS, to allow districts in open enrollment charter schools to develop local accountability system plans for their campuses.
A Local Accountability Plan is created at the district level to measure campus outcomes that are not included in the accountability system.
Progress measures are legislatively mandated in the Texas Education Code for the STAAR program. To meet these requirements, Texas developed the STAAR progress measure.
The district or campus overall percentage of economically disadvantaged students, which is used in relative performance, is calculated based on TSDS PEIMS October Snapshot data.
Are Military Enlistment Reporting Requirements for College, Career, and Military Readiness (CCMR) Changing?
For now, districts should continue to report intent to enlist in TSDS PIEMS until told otherwise. The agency is hopeful the Department of Defense will provide enlistment records this spring that may be used for future accountability cycles.
Can you delineate the 3 of 4 F provision and the provision that limits a district rating to a b if any of its campuses receive a D or F?
Districts and campuses are considered separately for the 3 of 4 F provision. If a district has 3-4 areas rated an F, the provision is applied in the highest scaled score the district can receive is a 59 or an F, unless the Student Achievement Domain rating is a D or higher.
The CCMR denominator in the Student Achievement Domain only consists of 2018 annual graduates, while the denominator in the Closing the Gaps domain, consists of 2018 annual graduate plus students in grade 12 who didn’t graduate.
According to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board: Level I and Level II certificates are awarded by an institution of higher education; certifying the satisfactory completion of a higher education program.