2019 Accountability Report Card

2019 Accountability Report Card
Hallsville ISD recognizes the complexity of the new state accountability system.  Along with districts across the state, our staff spent the better part of the year in 2017 learning and studying the new model so that we could understand it ourselves. Unlike the calculations involved in typical mathematical averaging, the formula set out by the Texas Education Agency combines multiple data points that are weighted differently to arrive at the final accountability score and rating. Unfortunately, it is not a matter of just adding each campus’s score and rating, dividing by the number of campuses and arriving at an average number. Additionally, each campus gets its own rating and then all of the students’ scores are put together to form the district’s stand-alone rating. Read more...