Katy and Houston News

08.23
2019

Katy ISD Receives an A in TEA Accountability Rating

Tagged in:
children jumping

The Falls at Green Meadows Community’s school district has received an overall A in TEA Accountability Rating!

This A-grade means that the schools in Katy ISD have done exceptionally well in many different factors. The Texas Education Agency rates the state’s public schools on a system measuring student achievement through assessments and readiness indicators, school progress based on growth in standardized tests results, and how well schools have closed the gaps between different groups of students’ performances. 

The “Student Achievement” portion of the TEA rating is determined by looking at data from STAAR Performance, College, Career and Military Readiness, and the Graduation Rate of each campus. The Texas Education Agency divides the results from STAAR Performance into each subject that students are tested on, and the students’ demographics and socioeconomic statuses. College, Career and Military Readiness for Katy ISD is based on TSI (Texas Success Initiative) Criteria in ELA/Reading and Mathematics, AP/IB Exam Scores, Dual Course Credits, Industry-Based Certifications from an approved list, Level I or II Certificate in workforce education areas, Associate’s Degree, Special Education with an Advanced Degree Plan, Enlistment in the U.S. Armed Forces and more. Please see the link below this post to find out more details about the College, Career, Military Readiness report for Katy ISD. The Graduation Rate Data Table shows the graduation and dropout rates of all students and specific student groups as well. 

The TEA measures School Progress based on Academic Growth and Relative Performance. Academic Growth is determined by a student’s English Language and Math STAAR results and is counted when a student’s performance meets or exceeds that of the previous year. Relative Performance compares the Student Achievement results of all Katy ISD students from every campus to other Katy campuses with similar percentages of economically disadvantaged students. 

The results of how well schools have been able to “close the gaps” are determined by taking a look at students’ performances within different groups such as racial/ethnic, special education, continuously enrolled and mobile, English learners, and economically disadvantaged. 

Katy ISD Accountability Report