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Texas provides annual academic accountability ratings to its public school districts, charters and schools. The ratings are based on performance on state standardized tests; graduation rates; and college, career, and military readiness outcomes. The ratings examine student achievement, school progress, and whether districts and campuses are closing achievement gaps among various student groups. To learn more, visit

The 85th Texas Legislature in 2017 passed House Bill 22, establishing three domains for measuring the academic performance of districts and campuses: Student Achievement, School Progress, and Closing the Gaps. Districts and campuses receive a rating of A, B, C, D, or F for overall performance, as well as for performance in each domain.

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Student Assessment Card

STAAR tests

State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness system annually tests students in grades 3-8 and tests high school students via end-of-course exams.

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