TEA releases report on JISD academic performance
The Texas Education Agency released their annual Texas Academic Performance Report earlier this month providing in insight to Jacksboro ISD’s State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) performance, graduation rates and teacher salaries.
The STAAR has four levels of performance which are measured highest to lowest by Masters Grade Level, Meets Grade Level, Approaches Grade Level and Did Not Meet Grade Level, which is the only level that is not passing. The district saw gains in all grades, all subjects and most levels from the previous year, except ELA/Reading which dropped 1% in the at Meets Grade Level or Above, but had a 3% increase in the At Masters Grade Level. They also had a 1% decrease in the At Approaches Grade Level or above and At Meets Grade Level or above in mathematics.
JISD saw a 15% increase in At Masters Grade Level social studies across the district along with a 13% increase in writing and a 4% increase in mathematics at the same level.
JISD is a part of Region 9 which contains the counties of Hardeman, Foard, Knox, Wilbarger, Baylor, Throckmorton, Wichita, Archer, Young, Clay, Jack and Montague. The STAAR performance percentages for JISD compared to Region 9 are 3% higher in the At Approaches Grade Level or above at 75%, 1% higher in at Meets Grade Level or above at 45% and 1% lower at Masters Grade Level at 18%.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Nov. 27, edition of the Jacksboro Herald-Gazette.