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2010-11 explanation of ratings

 

Base Indicators
ACADEMICALLY ACCEPTABLE RECOGNIZED EXEMPLARY

TAKS (2010-11) (including TAKS (Acc), -Alt, and -M) All Students and each student group meeting minimum size: African American • Hispanic • White • Econ. Disadvantaged

Meets each standard: Reading/ELA........ 70% Writing........... ...... 70% Social Studies ...... 70% Mathematics........ 65% Science ................ 60% OR Meets Required Improvement

Meets 80% standard for each subject OR Meets 75% floor and Required Improvement

Meets 90% standard for each subject

ELL Progress Indicator (2010-11) TELPAS or TAKS All ELL Students 30

N/A

60% at or above criteria OR Meets Required Improvement

60% at or above criteria OR Meets Required Improvement

Commended Performance (2010-11) (including all TAKS) if meets minimum size: All Students and • Econ. Disadvantaged

N/A

Meets 15% standard for Reading/ELA and Mathematics

Meets 25% standard for Reading/ELA and Mathematics

Completion Rate I (Class of 2010) if meets minimum size: All Students • African American • Hispanic • White • Econ. Disadvantaged

Meets 75.0% standard OR Meets Required Improvement

Meets 85.0% standard OR Meets floor of 75.0% and Required Improvement

Meets 95.0% standard

Annual Dropout Rate (2009-10) if meets minimum size All Students • African American • Hispanic • White • Econ. Disadvantaged

Meets 1.6% standard OR Meets Required Improvement

Meets 1.6% standard OR Meets Required Improvement

Meets 1.6% standard OR Meets Required Improvement

Additional Provisions

Exception(s)

May be applied to TAKS indicators if district or campus would be Academically Unacceptable due to not meeting Academically Acceptable criteria.

May be applied to TAKS or ELL indicators if district or campus would be Academically Acceptable due to not meeting Recognized criteria.

No more than one may be applied to TAKS or ELL indicators if district/campus would be Recognized due to not meeting Exemplary criteria.

Check for Academically Unacceptable Campuses (District only)

N/A

A district with a campus rated Academically Unacceptable cannot be rated Recognized.

A district with a campus rated Academically Unacceptable cannot be rated Exemplary.

Check for Underreported Students (District only)

N/A

A district that underreports more than 150 students or more than 3.0% of its prior year students cannot be rated Recognized.

A district that underreports more than 150 students or more than 3.0% of its prior year students cannot be rated Exemplary.

Federal Race/Ethnicity Provision

If recalculated African American and White student group performance results

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