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GISD Shows Improvement in State Accountability Ratings

The Texas Education Agency’s academic accountability system shows Gainesville ISD increased in all three domains earning an overall grade of 76, a six-point increase from the previous school year.

The Texas Education Agency determines each campus and the district's state accountability rating. It is comprised of three different domains; Student Achievement, School Progress (Part A - Academic Growth and Part B - Relative Performance) and Closing the Gaps.

“We are thrilled to see growth in each of the three domains used in TEA's accountability rating system, but we still have work to do,” said Superintendent Dr. DesMontes Stewart.

Below is the breakdown of each domain used to generate the district's letter grade and a comparison from the prior school year.

 

STAAR Testing Domains

 2018

 2019

Student Achievement

70

 77

School Progress

Closing the Gap

 70

 69

 81

 71

Overall

 70

 76


“Our faculty, students and staff have accepted the challenge of raising the level of rigor present within our classrooms so that ALL students will be prepared and ready to be successful in whatever their career ambitions may take them and their efforts are to be commended,” Stewart said.  “This approach aligns perfectly with our mission statement which states that GISD will provide opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for immediate and future success for all students, PK-12, through a cooperative effort of school, home and community.”

For more details on the A-F system in Texas, please visit tea.texas.gov/a-f/