The state assigns accountability ratings to every campus and district in the Texas
each year. From 2004 to 2011, Texas assigned one of four rating labels (ranging from
lowest to highest): Academically Unacceptable, Academically Acceptable, Recognized,
and Exemplary. There were no accountability ratings assigned in 2012.
Beginning in 2013, different rating labels were created by TEA:
· Met Standard: Assigned to districts and campuses that meet performance index targets
on all indexes for which they have performance data.
· Met Alternative Standard: Assigned to charter operators and alternative education
campuses (AECs) evaluated under alternative education accountability (AEA) provisions
that meet modified performance index targets on all indexes for which they have performance
· Improvement Required: Assigned to a district or campus that did not meet one or
more performance index targets.