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The State and Local Education Agency (LEA) Federal Report Cards are available.

For some districts and campuses, small data cells are masked in order to protect student confidentiality. When this is the case, the reports may display an asterisk (*) or a percentage preceded by a less than or greater than symbol (<1%).

LEAs may save the PDF files locally for posting on LEA/campus websites. 

Information Included on the Federal Report Card

  • Part I:  Student Achievement by Proficiency Level - Provides the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) performance results for each subject area and grade level tested

  • Part II:  Student Achievement and State Academic Annual Measurable Objectives (AMOs) - Provides the STAAR performance results for each subject area tested and also includes four-year and five-year graduation rates and participation rates on STAAR for reading/English and mathematics
  • Part III:  Priority and Focus Schools - Provides information on priority schools and focus schools. Priority schools are the lowest 5% of Title I-served campuses based on performance in reading and mathematics and graduation rates. Focus schools are 10% of Title I served campuses, not already identified as priority schools, that have the widest gaps between student group performance and safeguard targets. 
  • Part IV: Teacher Quality Data - Provides information on teacher quality in three parts:

Part A – Percent of Teachers by Highest Degree Held – Professional qualifications of all public elementary and secondary teachers in the Texas

Part B and C – Teachers with Emergency/Provisional Credentials, Highly Qualified (HQ) Teachers High Poverty/Low Poverty Summary Reports – Percentage of all public elementary and secondary school teachers teaching with emergency or provisional credentials, and the percentage of classes in the state not taught by highly qualified teachers disaggregated by high-poverty compared to low-poverty schools

  • Part V: Graduates Enrolled in Texas Institution of Higher Education (IHE) - Provides the percentage of students who enroll and begin instruction at an institution of higher education in the school year following high school graduation
  • Part VI:  Statewide National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Results - Provides most recent NAEP results for Texas showing reading and mathematics performance results and participation rates, disaggregated by student group

Dissemination of the Federal Report Card

Each LEA that receives Title I, Part A funding is responsible for disseminating the state, LEA and campus-level report cards to 1) all LEA campuses, 2) parents of all enrolled students, and 3) the general public via widely available public means such as posting on the Internet, distribution to the media, or distribution through public agencies.

At a minimum, the LEA must—

  • post direct links to the State, LEA, and campus report cards on its web site,
  • make hard copies available to parents on request,
  • make hard copies available for viewing in public locations, and
  • notify parents of all students about the availability of the report cards and the options for obtaining them.

A sample parent notification letter that LEAs may customize as needed is available below. TEA strongly encourages LEAs to translate the sample letter in a language and format that all parents can understand. 

Sample notification letter- Word, 15KB

Sample notification letter in Spanish- Word, 17KB

LEAs are not required to use this letter but they must make the federal report card information readily accessible to the public, and LEAs must notify parents of the availability of the federal report card information no later than the first working day in May.

For questions regarding the federal report card email Charles Hess in the Division of Federal and State Education Policy at nclb@tea.state.tx.us

 


For additional information, contact:

Division of Federal and State Education Policy
512/463-9414 
nclb@tea.state.tx.us

 

 

 

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