Federal Report Cards

Texas School for the Deaf is sharing this information about the district (TSD) and the State as part of its obligations under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA).
Federal Report Cards for the state and the district are now available on TSD’s website and are also available on the Texas Education Agency’s website at: https://tea.texas.gov/Finance_and_Grants/Grants/Federal_Report_Card/.
Please keep in mind that although, we receive federal Title 1 funds, we do not use the state assessment (STAAR) to measure TSD’s accountability. We us Measuring Academic Progress (MAP) scores for that purpose. If you have any questions about TSD’s assessment program, please contact our TSD MTSS Coordinator at [email protected].
The chart below explains what is typically included in each section of the report.  It is important to note, that TSD is not required to report all of the data listed below.  Where TSD data is include, you will see a (CHECK).  Additionally, if the data reported reflects a very small number of students, you may see an * to ensure student confidentiality.  

Part (i): Description of the Texas State Accountability System

Part (viii): Civil Rights Data R

Shares a description of how Texas selects data to include in the report card as well as long-term goals for ESSA.

Part 1 of this section provides information from the 2017-18 CRDC surveys, including counts of ISS & OSS, expulsions, school related arrests, police referrals, chronic absenteeism (including both excused and unexcused absences), incidences of violence (bullying and harassment). 

Part 2 of this section includes data on the number of students enrolled in preschool programs and students enrolled in courses to earn postsecondary credit while still in high school.

Part (ii): Student Achievement by Proficiency Level  R

Part (xi): Teacher Quality Data

This section provides information on student achievement on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) performance for mathematics, reading/ELA, and science by grade level and proficiency level. 

This section provides information on the professional qualifications of teachers, including the number and percentage of (I) inexperienced teacher, principals, and other school leaders; (II) teachers teaching with emergency or provisional credentials; and (III) teachers who are not teaching in the subject or field for which the teacher is certified or licensed.

Part (iii): Academic Growth R & Graduation Rate 

Part (x): Per-Pupil Expenditure

The first section provides information on students' academic growth for mathematics and reading/ELA for public elementary schools and secondary schools which don't have a graduation rate, for the reported school year. 

This second section provides information on high school graduation rates for the class of 2021.

This section provides information on the per-pupil expenditures of federal, state, and local funds, including actual personnel expenditures and actual non-personnel expenditures for the preceding fiscal year.

Part (iv): English Language Proficiency 

Part (xi): STAAR Alt 2 Participation R

This section provides information on the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) data.

This section provides information on the number and percentage of students with the most significant cognitive disabilities who take STAAR Alternate 2, by grade and subject

Part (v): School Quality or Student Success (SQSS)

part (xii): Statewide National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP)

This section provides information on the other indicators of school quality or student success:

  • college, career and military readiness (CCMR) for high schools 
  • average performance rate of the three STAAR performance levels of all students for elementary and secondary schools without a graduation rate.  R

This section provides results on the state academic assessments in reading and mathematics in grades 4 and 8 of the 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress, compared to the national average of such results.

Part (vi): Goal Meeting Status

Part (xiii): Cohort Rate of Graduates Enrolled in Post-Secondary Education

This section provides information on the progress toward meeting the ESSA goals set forth in part (i).

This section provides information rate at which students who graduated from high school in the 2019-20 school year enrolled in a Texas public postsecondary education institution in the 2020-21 academic year.

Part (vii): STAAR Participation R

Part (xiv): Additional Information - Chronic Absenteeism. R

This section provides the percentage of students assessed and not assessed on STAAR for mathematics, reading/ELA, and science.

This section provides information on the Chronic Absenteeism defined as: percent of unduplicated number of K - 12 students enrolled in a school for at least 10 days and absent for 10% or more days during the 2020-21 school year.