A-F Work-in-Progress Information
Effective August 2018, the Texas Education Agency will issue letter grades (A-F) to schools and districts based on five areas of student performance, or domains: 1.) Student Achievement, 2.) Student Progress, 3.) Closing Performance Gaps, 4.) Postsecondary Readiness, and 5.) Community and Student Engagement.
HB 2804 also requires a preliminary “work-in-progress” report noting potential grades by domain to be issued to the Legislature in January 2017. As a result, TEA has released all preliminary campus and district ratings to the public.
Please note that Springtown ISD's rating of Met Standard issued in August 2016 and updated in November 2016 is the official academic accountability rating for the 2015–16 school year (and a similar process will be used for the 2016–17 school year). The recently-released A-F ratings are simply provided as a preview of potential ratings in a future system. Our Commissioner of Education has gone to great lengths to point out that no inferences about official district or campus performance in the 2015–16 school year should be drawn from these ratings, and these ratings should not be considered predictors of future district or campus performance ratings. TEA may make several changes in how it calculates scores by the time the first official ratings are issued in August 2018.
Springtown ISD and each of its campuses have already ‘Met Standard’ under the state’s current accountability system.
Several resources highlighting the changes in the state’s accountability system are available on TEA's website.