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(KTAB/KRBC) - The Texas Education Agency released 'A-F' accountability ratings for schools and districts for the first time Wednesday, showing how the Big Country stacks up against the rest of the state. 

The ratings grade districts and schools overall and also in individual categories based on student abilities at the end of the year (Student Achievement), the growth of students' abilities compared to other districts (School Progress), and how well different groups of students are performing (Closing the Gaps). 

Abilene ISD received a 'B' rating overall, and in the individual categories, the district was given a 'B' in Student Achievement and School Progress. They received a 'C' in Closing the Gaps. 

 

Factors that contributed these scores include a STAAR performance score of 75%, a college career and military readiness score of 89%, a graduation rate of 90%, a reading and math growth rate of 70%, an English Language proficiency rate of 100%, and more. 

The TEA also commended Abilene ISD, saying the district does exceptionally well in the postsecondary readiness category. 

Here's how some of the other Big Country Districts fared: 

Anson ISD

  • Overall: C
  • Student Achievement: C
  • Student Progress: C
  • Closing the Gaps: C

Baird ISD 

  • Overall: B
  • Student Achievement: B
  • School Progress: B
  • Closing the Gaps: C

Bangs ISD

  • Overall: B
  • Student Achievement: B
  • School Progress: B
  • Closing the Gaps: C

Breckenridge ISD

  • Overall: C
  • Student Achievement: B
  • School Performance: B
  • Closing the Gaps: C

Brownwood ISD

  • Overall: C
  • Student Achievement: C
  • School Progress: C
  • Closing the Gaps: D

Cisco ISD

  • Overall: B
  • Student Achievement: B
  • School Progress: B
  • Closing the Gaps: B

Coleman ISD

  • Overall: D
  • Student Achievement: C
  • School Progress: C
  • Closing the Gaps: F

Comanche ISD

  • Overall: B
  • Student Achievement: B
  • School Progress: B 
  • Closing the Gaps: B 

Clyde CISD

  • Overall: B
  • Student Achievement: B
  • School Progress: B
  • Closing the Gaps: B

Early ISD

  • Overall: A
  • Student Achievement: A
  • School Progress: A
  • Closing the Gaps: A

Jim Ned CISD

  • Overall: A
  • Student Achievement: A
  • School Progress: B
  • Closing the Gaps: A

Merkel ISD

  • Overall: D
  • Student Achievement: C
  • School Progress: D
  • Closing the Gaps: D

Ranger ISD

  • Overall: D
  • Student Achievement: D
  • Student Progress: D
  • Closing the Gaps: F

Roby CISD

  • Overall: A
  • Student Achievement: A
  • Student Progress: A
  • Closing the Gaps: B

Roscoe Collegiate ISD

  • Overall: B
  • Student Achievement: B
  • School Progress: B
  • Closing the Gaps: B

Snyder ISD

  • Overall: C
  • Student Achievement: C
  • School Progress: C
  • Closing the Gaps: D

Stamford ISD

  • Overall: B
  • Student Achievement: B
  • School Progress: A
  • Closing the Gaps: B

Sweetwater ISD 

  • Overall: C 
  • Student Achievement: C
  • Student Progress: C
  • Closing the Gaps: D
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Wylie ISD

  • Overall: A
  • Student Achievement A
  • School Progress: B
  • Closing the Gaps: A

To view additional information, including grades for other Big County school districts as well as grades for each individual school campus, visit the Texas Education Agency's School Report Card portal.

 

 

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