Accountability and Grants

Administrator Meeting November 16, 2015

Important Changes to Accountability 2016

New Performance Standards for 3-8 Mathematics

Redesign of STAAR assessments to 2 hours for 2017

STAAR Algebra II and English III (optional)

STAAR -A scores may be included in all 4 Indexes

STAAR-Alt 2 may be included in Indexes 1, 2 and 3

New Phase-In of Recommended Standard--2022

Options for New Indicators for 2016

High School

  • % of students who enlist in the U.S. Armed Forces.
  • % of students who earn industry certification.

Middle School/Junior High

  • % of students (grades 7&8) who receive instruction in preparation for HS or College and Career Readiness (CCR) for personal graduation plan for DAP, CTE or Endorsement.

Elementary, MS and HS

  • Additional indicators of student achievement NOT associated with state assessment determined by the Commissioner.

New! Domain 5

Domain 5--Before beginning of school year, districts and campuses select 3 programs or categories from Community and Student Engagement ratings to submit to TEA.

Districts/campuses report to TEA the A-F rating for each of the 3 assigned areas at end of year (PEIMS submission #3)