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Nov. 2, 2011
Final 2011 state accountability ratings
and Gold Performance Acknowledgments posted
AUSTIN – Accountability appeals changed the state ratings of nine school districts and 63 campuses, final results released today show.
After appeals, eight campuses and one district moved up to an Exemplary rating and 16 campuses and five districts moved up to a Recognized rating, while 39 campuses and three districts managed to upgrade their Academically Unacceptable rating to the Academically Acceptable level. However, ratings remained unchanged for most districts and campuses. Overall, 72 of the 202 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 2010-11 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 1,226 districts evaluated, 83 percent earned one or more GPA. Among the 7,877 campuses evaluated, 77 percent of the campuses earned one or more acknowledgment.
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