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Nov. 3, 2010
Final 2010 state accountability ratings and Gold Performance Acknowledgments posted
AUSTIN – Accountability appeals changed the ratings of 19 school districts and 46 campuses, final results released today show.
After appeals, eight campuses and two districts moved up to an Exemplary rating and 19 campuses and 11 districts moved up to a Recognized rating, while 19 campuses and six districts managed to upgrade their Academically Unacceptable rating. However, ratings remained unchanged for most districts and campuses. Overall, 65 of the 203 district or campus appeals were granted.
State accountability data tables and information for individual districts and campuses are available at: http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/perfreport/account/index.html.
Also available at that site are the 2009-10 Gold Performance Acknowledgments (GPA) which recognize districts and campuses for high academic performance on various indicators, such as commended performance on Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS), college admissions tests, and Advanced Placement/International Baccalaureate (AP/IB) examinations. There are 13 different categories in which a GPA can be earned at the district level and 15 different categories at the campus level.
Of the 1,227 districts evaluated, 82 percent earned one or more GPA. Among the7,780 campuses evaluated, 79 percent of the campuses earned one or more acknowledgment.