2016 Texas school ratings released

Majority of schools receive 'met standard' score


SAN ANTONIO – The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released the 2016 accountability ratings for more than 1,200 school districts and charters Monday.

Ratings show 94 percent of Texas school districts have a “met standard” rating.

The percentage of schools with an “improvement required” rating has decreased steadily over the past four years.

Performance ratings are based on student achievement, student progress, closing performance gaps and postsecondary readiness.

Closing performance gaps emphasizes the academic achievement of economically disadvantaged students. Postsecondary readiness emphasizes the importance of a high school diploma and gives students the foundation for success in life, according to Tea.texas.gov.

Distinction designations for high performing schools will be announced by Sept. 16.

Ratings can be appealed on Aug. 15.

Final ratings will be released by the TEA in December, after appeals have been processed.

Met Standard:

  • Alamo Heights ISD
  • Northeast ISD
  • Northside ISD
  • South San Antonio ISD
  • Southwest ISD
  • Lackland ISD
  • Randolph Field ISD
  • Ft. Sam Houston ISD

Some Improvement Needed:

  • East Central ISD: 2 elementary schools; met standard everywhere else
  • Edgewood ISD: 1 elementary school; met standard everywhere else
  • Harlandale ISD: 1 elementary school; met standard everywhere else
  • Judson ISD: 1 elementary school; met standard everywhere else
  • Southside ISD: 1 elementary school and 1 middle school; met standard everywhere else

Needs Improvement:

  • San Antonio ISD: 1 high school, 9 middle schools, and 8 elementary schools; met standard at remaining schools

For more information, visit the Texas Education Agency website here.


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