While we are excited about our current progress, we recognize that our success cannot be adequately measured by student performance on a standardized test. School improvement is a complex process and measuring it using a single letter grade is not sufficient. Unfortunately, a new Texas accountability system is attempting to do just that. Beginning in January 2017, every school and district in Texas received a grade of A, B, C, D, or F. The metrics concerning how the grades are assigned and how the overall calculations will be tabulated are still under development, and currently educators have little to no information relative to how the final ratings will be assigned.
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