Five San Antonio charter schools tagged “improvement required” under new state accountability ratings

Charter School Accountability Ratings | San Antonio Charter MomsThe Texas Education Agency recently released a new set of accountability ratings for Texas school districts and campuses. This is the first set of ratings based on STAAR standardized testing data. (See this earlier post for a discussion of previous ratings.) The ratings are a combination of four factors: student achievement, student progress, closing performance gaps, and postsecondary readiness.

Five charter school districts in San Antonio were rated “improvement required,” analogous to the former “academically unacceptable” rating:

All other local charter districts (list), and the traditional school districts, were rated “met standard.”

Read more about the new accountability ratings: “Public school districts pass”, Maria Luisa Cesar& Francisco Vara-Orta, San Antonio Express-News, August 9, 2013; “New accountability system debuts”, Maria Luisa Cesar, San Antonio Express-News, August 8, 2013; “Under New State Ratings, Most Schools Met Standards”, Morgan Smith, Texas Tribune, August 8, 2013.

Here is the complete state list of accountability ratings by campus and school.

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