District Accountability Ratings

for Texas Public School Districts

1994 through 2002

(updated April 2004)

Accountability Rating

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999
2000
2001
2002

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count
Percent
Count
Percent
Count
Percent
Count
Percent
Exemplary

6

0.6%

14

1.3%

37

3.5%

65

6.2%

120

11.5%

122

11.7%

168
16.1%
178
17.1%
149
14.3%
Recognized

54

5.2%

137

13.1%

209

20.0%

321

30.8%

329

31.6%

383
36.8%
439
42.2%
471
45.3%
425
40.9%
Academically Acceptable

983

94.0%

860

82.3%

788

75.5%

650

62.3%

585

56.1%

523
50.2%
428
41.1%
390
37.5%
450
43.3%
Academically Unacceptable

3

0.3%

34

3.3%

8

0.8%

4

0.4%

6

0.6%

7
0.7 %
5
0.5%
1
0.1%
14
1.3%
Academically Unacceptable: SAI*

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

2

0.2%

3

0.3%

2

0.2%

3
0.3%
1
0.1%
0
0.0%
2
0.2%
Unacceptable: Data Quality
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
4
0.4%
0
0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
Suspended: Data Inquiry
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
TOTAL*

1,046

100.0%

1,045

100.0%

1,044

100.0%

1,043

100.0%

1,042

100.0%

1,042
100.0%
1,041
100.0%
1,040
100.0%
1,040
100.0%

* SAI = Special Accreditation Investigation
* Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.

Description of the 2002 Standards for each rating category.


Counts of Charter Districts

1997 through 2002

 
1997
1998
1999
2000 2001 2002
Charter School Districts
16
19
61
142 159 180


Charters do not receive an accountability rating at the district level; however, ratings for charter schools are included in the School Accountability Ratings chart, as well as in a separate chart below.


School Accountability Ratings

for Texas Public Schools (including Charter Schools)

1994 through 2002

Accountability Rating

1994

1995

 1996

 1997

 1998

1999
2000
2001
2002

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count
Percent
Count
Percent
Count
Percent
Count
Percent
Exemplary

67

1.1%

255

4.1%

394

6.2%

683

10.5%

1,048

15.7%

1,120
16.5%
1,296
18.8%
1,571
22.5%
1,918 27.0%
Recognized

516

8.4%

1,004

16.1%

1,309

20.6%

1,617

24.8%

1,666

25.0%

1,843
27.1%
2,009
29.1%
2,327
33.3%
2,391
33.7%
Acceptable

5,176

84.1%

4,347

69.9%

4,127

64.9%

3,679

56.5%

3,365

50.5%

3,147
46.3%
2,912
42.2%
2,469
35.4%
2,063
29.1%
Acceptable: Data Issues
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
36
0.5%

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Low Performing

54

0.9%

267

4.3%

108

1.7%

67

1.0%

59

0.9%

96
1.4%
146
2.1%
100
1.4%
166
2.3%
Suspended: Data Inquiry

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a
n/a
Alternative Education

254

4.1%

253

4.1%

309

4.9%

331

5.1%

406

6.1%

394
5.8%
326
4.7%
338
4.8%
387
5.5%
NR: PK-K

85

1.4%

94

1.5%

111

1.7%

120

1.8%

118

1.8%

124
1.8%
135
2.0%
136
1.9%
143
2.0%
NR: Charter (New)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

16

0.2%

3

0.0%

44
0.6%
62
0.9%
15
0.2%
16
0.2%
NR: Charter (Insufficient Data)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

12
0.2%
12
0.2%
7
0.1%
NR: Data Quality

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

5
0.1%
13
0.2%
2
0.0%
TOTAL*

6,152

100.0%

6,220

100.0%

6,358

100.0%

6,513

100.0%

6,665

100.0%

6,804
100.0%
6,903
100.0%
6,981
100.0%
7,093
100.0%

* Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.

Description of the 2002 Standards for each rating category.


Charter School Accountability Ratings

1998 through 2002

Accountability Rating

 1998

1999
2000
2001
2002

Count

Percent

Count
Percent
Count
Percent
Count
Percent
Count
Percent
Exemplary
0
0%
2
3.0%
5
2.8%
5
2.6%
15
6.5%
Recognized
1
5.0%
3
4.5%
7
4.0%
9
4.8%
9
3.9%
Acceptable
7
35.0%
7
10.6%
31
17.6%
40
21.2%
31
13.5%
Low Performing
2
10.0%
3
4.5%
20
11.4%
42
22.2%
39
17.0%
AE: Commended *

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

0
0.0%
1
0.5%
3
1.3%
AE: Acceptable
2
10.0%
5
7.6%
8
4.5%
23
12.2%
53
23.0%
AE: Needs Review
5
25.0%
1
1.5%
24
13.6%
37
19.6%
50
21.7%
AE: Not Rated
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
1
0.5%
6
2.6%
NR: PK-K
0
0%
1
1.5%
3
1.7%
1
0.5%
1
0.4%
NR: Charter (New)
3
15.0%
44
66.7%
62
35.2%
15
7.9%
16
7.0%
NR: Charter (Insufficient Data)

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

12
6.8%
12
6.3%
7
3.0%
NR: Data Quality
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
4
2.3%
3
1.6%
0
0.0%
TOTAL*
20
100.0%
66
100.0%
176
100.0%
189
100.0%
230
100.0%


* Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.
* AE refers to the Alternative Education Accountability System. For more information, refer to the 2002 Alternative Education Accountability Manual.

Description of the 2002 Standards for each rating category.



District Gold Performance Acknowledgment*

Attendance Rate

2002

Gold Performance Acknowledgment
Attendance Rate

 2001

 2002

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Acknowledged
336
32.3%
285
27.4%
Does Not Qualify
702
67.5%
755
72.6%
Not Applicable
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
Not Eligible*
2
0.2%
n/a
n/a
TOTAL*
1,040
100.0%
1,040
100.0%

* Acknowledgments were known as Additional Acknowledgments through 2001. Beginning with 2002 they are known as Gold Performance Acknowledgments.
*
The Not Eligible category was not used in 2002. Districts not eligible for GPA were included in the Does Not Qualify category.
*
Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.

Description of the 2002 standards for achieving Gold Performance Acknowledgment.


District Gold Performance Acknowledgment*

Algebra I End-of-Course Examination

2002

Gold Performance Acknowledgment
Algebra I End-of-Course Examination

 2002

Count

Percent

Acknowledged
52
5.0%
Does Not Qualify
948
91.2%
Not Applicable
40
3.8%
TOTAL*
1,040
100.0%

* Acknowledgments were known as Additional Acknowledgments through 2001. Beginning with 2002 they are known as Gold Performance Acknowledgments.
* Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.

Description of the 2002 standards for achieving Gold Performance Acknowledgment.


District Gold Performance Acknowledgment*

Advanced Courses

2002

Gold Performance Acknowledgment
Advanced Courses

 2002

Count

Percent

Acknowledged
61
5.9%
Does Not Qualify
913
87.8%
Not Applicable
66
6.3%
TOTAL*
1,040
100.0%

* Acknowledgments were known as Additional Acknowledgments through 2001. Beginning with 2002 they are known as Gold Performance Acknowledgments.
* Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.

Description of the 2002 standards for achieving Gold Performance Acknowledgment.


District Gold Performance Acknowledgment*

AP/IB Examination Results

2002

Gold Performance Acknowledgment
AP/IB Examination Results

 2002

Count

Percent

Acknowledged
43
4.1%
Does Not Qualify
929
89.3%
Not Applicable
68
6.5%
TOTAL*
1,040
100.0%

* Acknowledgments were known as Additional Acknowledgments through 2001. Beginning with 2002 they are known as Gold Performance Acknowledgments.
*
Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.

Description of the 2002 standards for achieving Gold Performance Acknowledgment.


District Gold Performance Acknowledgment*

College Admissions Tests (SAT I and ACT)

1997 through 2002

Gold Performance Acknowledgment
College Admissions Tests (SAT I and ACT)

 1997

 1998

1999
2000
2001
2002

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count
Percent
Count
Percent
Count
Percent
Count
Percent
Acknowledged

10

1.0%

14

1.3%

10
1.0
11
1.1%
7
0.7%
31
3.0%
Does Not Qualify

947

90.8%

949

91.1%

935
89.7%
953
91.5%
962
92.5%
936
90.0%
Not Applicable

76

7.3%

73

7.0%

80
7.7%
75
7.2%
69
6.6%
73
7.0%
Not Eligible*

10

1.0%

6

0.6%

17
1.6%
2
0.2%
2
0.2%
n/a
n/a
TOTAL*

1,043

100.0%

1,042

100.0%

1,042
100.0%
1,041
100.0%
1,040
100.0%
1040
100.0%

* Acknowledgments were known as Additional Acknowledgments through 2001. Beginning with 2002 they are known as Gold Performance Acknowledgments.
* The Not Eligible category was not used in 2002. Districts not eligible for GPA were included in the Does Not Qualify category.
*
Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.

Description of the 2002 standards for achieving Gold Performance Acknowledgment.


District Gold Performance Acknowledgment*

TAAS/TASP Equivalency

1997 through 2002

Gold Performance Acknowledgment
TAAS/TASP Equivalency

 1997

 1998

1999
2000
2001
2002

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Acknowledged

9

0.9%

14

1.3%

9
0.9%
28
2.7%
43
4.1%
132
12.7%
Does Not Qualify

946

90.7%

948

91.0%

933
89.5%
936
89.9%
925
88.9%
834
80.2%
Not Applicable

78

7.5%

74

7.1%

83
8.0%
75
7.2%
70
6.7%
74
7.1%
Not Eligible*

10

1.0%

6

0.6%

17
1.6
2
0.2%
2
0.2%
n/a
n/a
TOTAL*

1,043

100.0%

1,042

100.0%

1,042
100.0%
1,041
100.0%
1,040
100.0%
1,040
100.0%

* Acknowledgments were known as Additional Acknowledgments through 2001. Beginning with 2002 they are known as Gold Performance Acknowledgments.
* The Not Eligible category was not used in 2002. Districts not eligible for GPA were included in the Does Not Qualify category.
*
Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.

Description of the 2002 standards for achieving Gold Performance Acknowledgment.


District Gold Performance Acknowledgment*

Recommended High School Program

2000 through 2002

Additional Acknowledgment
Recommended High School Program

 2000

 2001

 2002

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Acknowledged
153
14.7%
445
42.8%
558
53.7%
Does Not Qualify
811
77.9%
524
50.4%
410
39.4%
Not Applicable
75
7.2%
69
6.6%
72
6.9%
Not Eligible*
2
0.2%
2
0.2%
n/a
n/a
TOTAL*
1,041
100.0%
1,040
100.0%
1,040
100.0%
* Acknowledgments were known as Additional Acknowledgments through 2001. Beginning with 2002 they are known as Gold Performance Acknowledgments.
* The Not Eligible category was not used in 2002. Districts not eligible for GPA were included in the Does Not Qualify category.
*
Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.

Description of the 2002 standards for achieving Gold Performance Acknowledgment.


School Gold Performance Acknowledgment*

Attendance Rate

2001 and 2002

Gold Performance Acknowledgment
Attendance Rate

 2001

 2002

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Acknowledged
1,586
22.7%
1,345
19.0%
Does Not Qualify
4,643
66.5%
5,071
71.5%
Not Applicable
136
1.9%
677
9.5%
Not Eligible*
113
1.6%
n/a
n/a
Alternative Education*
339
4.9%
n/a
n/a
NR: PK-K*
136
1.9%
n/a
n/a
NR: Charter (New)*
16
0.2%
n/a
n/a
NR: Charter (Insufficient Data)*
12
0.2%
n/a
n/a
TOTAL*
6,981
100.0%
7,093
100.0%

* Acknowledgments were known as Additional Acknowledgments through 2001. Beginning with 2002 they are known as Gold Performance Acknowledgments.
* The Not Eligible category was not used in 2002. Schools not eligible for GPA were included in the Does Not Qualify category.
* The Alternative Education, NR:PK-K, NR: Charter (New), and NR Charter (Insufficient Data) categories were not used in 2002. Schools in these categories were included in the Not Applicable category.
*
Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.

Description of the 2002 standards for achieving Gold Performance Acknowledgment.


School Gold Performance Acknowledgment*

Comparable Improvement

1998 through 2002

Gold Performance Acknowledgment
Comparable Improvement

 1998

1999
2000
2001
2002

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Acknowledged for Mathematics

169

2.5%

203
3.0%
259
3.8%
437
6.3%
448
6.3%
Acknowledged for Reading

718

10.8%

964
14.2%
1,040
15.1%
1,050
15.0%
1,042
14.7%
Acknowledged for Both

168

2.5%

183
2.7%
258
3.7%
315
4.5%
389
5.5%
Does Not Qualify

5,020

75.3%

4,743
69.7%
4,657
67.5%
4,563
65.4%
4,659
65.7%
Not Applicable

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

555

7.8%

Not Eligible*

 63

 0.9%

149
2.2%
153
2.2%
113
1.6%
n/a
n/a
Alternative Education*

406

6.1%

394
5.8%
327
4.7%
339
4.9%
n/a
n/a
NR: PK-K*

118

1.8%

124
1.8%
135
2.0%
136
1.9%
n/a
n/a
NR: Charter (New)*

3

0.0%

44
0.6%
62
0.9%
16
0.2%
n/a
n/a
NR: Charter (Insufficient Data)*

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

12
0.2%
12
0.2%
n/a
n/a
TOTAL*

6,665

100.0%

6,804
100.0%
6,903
100.0%
6,981
100.0%
7,093
100.0%

* Acknowledgments were known as Additional Acknowledgments through 2001. Beginning with 2002 they are known as Gold Performance Acknowledgments.
* The Not Eligible category was not used in 2002. Schools not eligible for GPA were included in the Does Not Qualify category.
* The Alternative Education, NR:PK-K, NR: Charter (New), and NR Charter (Insufficient Data) categories were not used in 2002. Schools in these categories were included in the Not Applicable category.
*
Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.

Description of the 2002 standards for achieving Gold Performance Acknowledgment.


School Gold Performance Acknowledgment*

Algebra I End-of-Course Examination

2002

Gold Performance Acknowledgment
Algebra I End-of-Course Examination

 2002

Count

Percent

Acknowledged
861
12.1%
Does Not Qualify
1,588
22.4%
Not Applicable
4,644
65.5%
TOTAL*
7,093
100.0%

* Acknowledgments were known as Additional Acknowledgments through 2001. Beginning with 2002 they are known as Gold Performance Acknowledgments.
* Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.

Description of the 2002 standards for achieving Gold Performance Acknowledgment.


School Gold Performance Acknowledgment*

Advanced Courses

2002

Gold Performance Acknowledgment
Advanced Courses

 2002

Count

Percent

Acknowledged
107
1.5%
Does Not Qualify
1,229
17.3%
Not Applicable
5,757
81.2%
TOTAL*
7,093
100.0%

* Acknowledgments were known as Additional Acknowledgments through 2001. Beginning with 2002 they are known as Gold Performance Acknowledgments.
* Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.

Description of the 2002 standards for achieving Gold Performance Acknowledgment.


School Gold Performance Acknowledgment*

AP/IB Examination Results

2002

Gold Performance Acknowledgment
AP/IB Examination Results

 2002

Count

Percent

Acknowledged
83
1.2%
Does Not Qualify
1,173
16.5%
Not Applicable
5,837
82.3%
TOTAL*
7,093
100.0%

* Acknowledgments were known as Additional Acknowledgments through 2001. Beginning with 2002 they are known as Gold Performance Acknowledgments.
* Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.

Description of the 2002 standards for achieving Gold Performance Acknowledgment.


School Gold Performance Acknowledgment*

College Admissions Tests (SAT and ACT)

1997 through 2002

Gold Performance Acknowledgment
College Admissions Tests (SAT and ACT)

 1997

 1998

1999
2000
2001
2002

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count
Percent
Count
Percent
Count
Percent
Count
Percent
Acknowledged

17

0.3%

21

0.3%

18
0.3%
19
0.3%
17
0.2%
51
0.7%
Does Not Qualify

1,111

17.1%

1,138

17.1%

1,126
16.5%
1,171
17.0%
1,191
17.1%
1,187
16.7%
Not Applicable

4,874

74.8%

4,957

74.4%

5,050
74.2%
5,150
74.6%
5,157
73.9%
5,855
82.5%
Not Eligible*

45

0.7%

22

0.3%

48
0.7%
27
0.4%
113
1.6%
n/a
n/a
Alternative Education*

 330

 5.1%

 406

 6.1%

394
5.8%
327
4.7%
339
4.9%
n/a
n/a
NR: PK-K*

 120

 1.8%

 118

 1.8%

124
1.8%
135
2.0%
136
1.9%
n/a
n/a
NR: Charter (New)*

16

0.2%

3

0.0%

44
0.6%
62
0.9%
16
0.2%
n/a
n/a
NR: Charter (Insufficient Data)*

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

12
0.2%
12
0.2%
n/a
n/a
TOTAL*

6,513

100.0%

6,665

100.0%

6,804
100.0%
6,903
100.0%
6,981
100.0%
7,093
100.0%

* Acknowledgments were known as Additional Acknowledgments through 2001. Beginning with 2002 they are known as Gold Performance Acknowledgments.
* The Not Eligible category was not used in 2002. Schools not eligible for GPA were included in the Does Not Qualify category.
* The Alternative Education, NR:PK-K, NR: Charter (New), and NR Charter (Insufficient Data) categories were not used in 2002. Schools in these categories were included in the Not Applicable category.
*
Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.

Description of the 2002 standards for achieving Gold Performance Acknowledgment.


School Gold Performance Acknowledgment*

TAAS/TASP Equivalency

1997 through 2002

Gold Performance Acknowledgment
TAAS/TASP Equivalency

 1997

 1998

1999
2000
2001
2002

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Acknowledged

10

0.2%

16

0.2%

13
0.2%
35
0.5%
61
0.9%
162
2.3%
Does Not Qualify

1,116

17.1%

1,141

17.1%

1,125
16.5%
1,145
16.6%
1,136
16.3%
1,063
15.0%
Not Applicable

4,876

74.9%

4,959

74.4%

5,056
74.3%
5,161
74.8%
5,168
74.0%
5,868
82.7%
Not Eligible*

45

0.7%

22

0.3%

48
0.7%
26
0.4%
113
1.6%
n/a
n/a
Alternative Education*

 330

 5.1%

 406

 6.1%

394
5.8%
327
4.7%
339
4.9%
n/a
n/a
NR: PK-K*

 120

 1.8%

 118

 1.8%

124
1.8%
135
2.0%
136
1.9%
n/a
n/a
NR: Charter (New)*

16

0.2%

3

0.0%

44
0.6%
62
0.9%
16
0.2%
n/a
n/a
NR: Charter (Insufficient Data)*

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

12
0.2%
12
0.2%
n/a
n/a
TOTAL*

6,513

100.0%

6,665

100.0%

6,804
100.0%
6,903
100.0%
6,981
100.0%
7,093
100.0%

* Acknowledgments were known as Additional Acknowledgments through 2001. Beginning with 2002 they are known as Gold Performance Acknowledgments.
* The Not Eligible category was not used in 2002. Schools not eligible for GPA were included in the Does Not Qualify category.
* The Alternative Education, NR:PK-K, NR: Charter (New), and NR Charter (Insufficient Data) categories were not used in 2002. Schools in these categories were included in the Not Applicable category.
*
Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.

Description of the 2002 standards for achieving Gold Performance Acknowledgment.


School Gold Performance Acknowledgment*

Recommended High School Program

2000 through 2002

Gold Performance Acknowledgment
Recommended High School Program

 2000

 2001

 2002

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Count

Percent

Acknowledged
192
2.8%
542
7.8%
697
9.8%
Does Not Qualify
1,006
14.6%
678
9.7%
555
7.8%
Not Applicable
5,140
74.5%
5,145
73.7%
5,841
82.3%
Not Eligible*
29
0.4%
113
1.6%
n/a
n/a
Alternative Education*
327
4.7%
339
4.9%
n/a
n/a
NR: PK-K*
135
2.0%
136
1.9%
n/a
n/a
NR: Charter (New)*
62
0.9%
16
0.2%
n/a
n/a
NR: Charter (Insufficient Data)*
12
0.2%
12
0.2%
n/a
n/a
TOTAL*
6,903
100.0%
6,981
100.0%
7,093
100.0%

* Acknowledgments were known as Additional Acknowledgments through 2001. Beginning with 2002 they are known as Gold Performance Acknowledgments.
* The Not Eligible category was not used in 2002. Schools not eligible for GPA were included in the Does Not Qualify category.
* The Alternative Education, NR:PK-K, NR: Charter (New), and NR Charter (Insufficient Data) categories were not used in 2002. Schools in these categories were included in the Not Applicable category.
*
Totals on percentages may not be exactly 100.0% due to rounding.

Description of the 2002 standards for achieving Gold Performance Acknowledgment.


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