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Katy, Texas (August 12, 2013) – Katy ISD final accountability ratings released today by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) show that outstanding student achievement produced a “Met Standard” rating for the District under the new state accountability system.

Katy ISD Met Standard on all four Indexes: Index 1-Student Performance; Index 2-Student Progress, Index 3-Closing the Performance Gap and Index 4-Postsecondary Readiness.Within the new system Katy ISD also met all 84, or 100 percent, of the required Safeguard Indicators. The Safeguard Indicators are measured in the areas of Performance, Participation, Federal Graduation Rates, and Federal Limits on Alternative Assessments for all students, seven ethnicity groups, economically disadvantaged, Special Education, and English Language Learners for Reading, Mathematics, Writing, Science and Social Studies.Ratings in the new system are determined through the use of four performance indexes. Districts and campuses are assigned one of two ratings under the new system: “Met Standard” or “Improvement Required.” The rating of “Met Standard” is assigned to districts and campuses that meet performance index targets on all indexes for which they have performance data in 2013.

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