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Grade-level retention data are provided for Grades K-12 by race/ethnicity,
status, program participation (bilingual,
and technical education, English
as a second language, gifted
and talented, special
education, and Title
I) and other student characteristics (at-risk,
language learner, immigrant,
Some data are masked to comply with federal regulations concerning student
privacy, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Grade-level retention is determined by comparing a
student's grade level in the spring of one school year to the student's grade
level in the fall of the next school year. The grade-level retention rate for
2011-12 is the percentage of students who attended in 2011-12 and were retained
in grade in the fall of 2012. The grade-level retention rate equation is:
For more information on how retention rates are calculated, please see
Retention in Texas Public Schools, 2011-12.
Select from the following to view or download a report for a statewide
report or a single campus, district, or education service center (ESC) region:
To download a comma-delimited (.csv) file containing
data for all campuses or all districts in the state, please choose from one of
the following options. Please note that downloads may take a few minutes and
file size may vary depending on the version of Microsoft Excel you are using.
data (.csv) [15.8 MB] and Campus-level
data (.csv) [5.0 MB] and District-level
For questions or comments,
please e-mail the
Division of Research and Analysis, Accountability Research Unit, or contact
the unit by phone at 512-475-3523.
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