The Student Attendance Accounting Handbook (SAAH):

  •  describes the Foundation School Program eligibility requirements of all students;
  •  prescribes the minimum standards for all attendance accounting systems, whether manual or automated;
  •  lists the documentation requirements for attendance audit purposes; and 
  • details the responsibilities of all district personnel involved in student attendance accounting.   

SAAH Presentations, Trainings, and Webinars 

2013–2014 SAAH Webinar Training, Tuesday, September 10, 3:00 p.m.

SAAH Forms, Documentation, and Additional Information

SAAH Laws and Rules

Question and Answer Document

Student Attendance Accounting Handbook Word Version PDF Version SAAH Change Document Word Version PDF Version
2013–2014 Handbook Word 2,317 KB PDF 1,725 KB 2013–2014 Change Document Word 209 KB PDF 778 KB
2012–2013 Handbook Word 2,696 KB PDF 1,761 KB  2012–2013 Change Document Word 1,028 KB PDF 1,169 KB
2011–2012 Handbook Version 2  Word 2,438 KB PDF 1,547 KB 2011–2012 Change Document Version 2  Word 197 KB PDF 472 KB
2011–2012 Handbook  Word 2,260 KB PDF 1,547 KB 2011–2012 Change Document  Word 838 KB PDF 839 KB
2010–2011 Handbook Version 2  Word 2,297 KB PDF 3,635 KB 2010–2011 Change Document Version 2   Word 81 KB PDF 81 KB
2010–2011 Handbook  Word 2,289 KB PDF 3,594 KB 20092010 Change Document Version 2  Word 487 KB PDF 484 KB
2009–2010 Handbook Version 2  Word 2,266 KB PDF 3,312 KB 2009–2010 Change Document Version 2  Word 78 KB PDF 46 KB
2009–2010 Handbook  Word 3,269 KB PDF 3,334 KB 2009–2010 Change Document  Word 581 KB PDF 870 KB
2008–2009 Handbook Version 2  Word 1,842 KB PDF 3,068 KB 20082009 Change Document Version 2  Word 150 KB PDF 148 KB
2008–2009 Handbook  Word 2,521 KB PDF 3,046 KB 2008–2009 Change Document  Word 231 KB PDF 216 KB
2007–2008 Handbook  Word 1,657 KB PDF 973 KB 2007–2008 Change Document  Word 638 KB PDF 373 KB
2006–2007 Handbook  Word 1,645 KB PDF 927 KB 2006–2007 Change Document  Word 444 KB PDF 303 KB
2005–2006 Handbook  Word 1,453 KB PDF 829 KB 2005–2006 Change Document   Word 773 KB Word 773 KB
2004–2005 Handbook  Word 1,316 KB PDF 763 KB 2004–2005 Change Document  Word 664 KB PDF 360 KB
2003–2004 Handbook  Word 1,130 KB PDF 694 KB 20032004 Change Document  Word 133 KB PDF 87 KB




















For more information, contact:

Belinda Dyer
Financial Accountability Division
(512) 475-3451





April 22, 2014

Survey on new financial accountability indicators now available

A brief survey asking for input on the indicators that will form the new financial accountability system required by House Bill 5 is now available on the TEA website’s home page. The survey will be open until May 18. If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Accountability Division at (512) 463-9238.

April 17, 2014

Two Texas students selected for National Youth Science Camp

The Texas Education Agency today announced that two students have been selected to represent Texas as delegates to the 2014 National Youth Science Camp. The National Youth Science Camp, one of the nation’s premier programs in secondary science education, is an annual summer forum where two delegates representing each state exchange ideas with leading scientists and other professionals from academic and corporate worlds.

April 14, 2014

Commissioner Williams to appoint Beaumont ISD Board of Managers

  Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today announced his decision to appoint a board of managers to oversee the management of the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD). The Commissioner also announced his intent to name a new superintendent for the district.

April 11, 2014

Proclamation 2016 to include ethnic studies materials

 The State Board of Education Friday broadened its call for new textbooks for Special Topics in Social Studies to include but not be limited to, Mexican American Studies, African American Studies, Native American Studies and Asian American Studies.