This Week in Performance Reporting: May 7, 2021

Texas Education Agency Updates

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What’s New in Performance Reporting

A–F Accountability

Accelerated Testers Student Listings and Accountability

Districts should make a good faith effort to test all accelerated testers; however, please note that accelerated students who transferred to a Texas public school from out of state or from a private school are not included on the accelerated testers list provided by Performance Reporting or included in accountability calculations.

For more information, please refer to the Inclusion of SAT/ACT Results for Accelerated Testers in 2021 Accountability document.

Please send questions about accelerated testers to

Local Accountability System

The Local Accountability Guide and Frequently Asked Questions provide information about plan requirement and example components. They can both be found on the local accountability webpage.

Districts wishing to learn more about the local accountability system and how to develop a district local accountability plan can participate in an hour-long overview webinar with time for Q & A.

Registration links are available for upcoming webinar dates in May. The webinar schedule through August 2021 is available here.

Friday, May 14, 2021 at 11 am

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 3 pm

Thursday, May 27, 20210 at 10 am

Assessment Scoring and Reporting Update

The 2021 STAAR Grades 3-8 Reporting Student Data File Format and 2021 STAAR End-of-Course Reporting Student Data File Format have been posted here.

Beginning with spring 2021 reporting, districts that want to receive their free set of printed STAAR Report Cards (SRCs) must opt-in on the Additional Reports page by the “Districts opt in for printed report cards” date identified in the Calendar of Events 

Districts can opt in to receive printed STAAR Alternate 2, TELPAS, and TELPAS Alternate report cards through the Assessment Management System. The deadline to opt in for printed STAAR Alternate 2 report cards is May 7, 2021. The deadline to opt in for printed TELPAS report cards and TELPAS Alternate report cards is May 28, 2021. Districts that do not opt in will not receive printed report cards.

Additional reports orders for the April 2021 STAAR administrations should be submitted April 26–May 11, 2021, for end-of-course (EOC) assessments, and May 3–19, 2021, for grades 4 and 7 writing assessments through the STAAR Assessment Management System. For information about standard and additional reports, refer to the 2020–2021 Standard and Additional Reports document. Orders placed after the deadline will be processed twice monthly and may incur additional processing fees.  

For questions or help with accessing and interpreting STAAR results, districts and parents can email or call (512) 463-9704.


Did You Know?

The Performance Reporting Resources page has a new look! Check out the Popular Resources and Updates section for the latest news. Information on 2021 accountability ratings and College, Career, and Military Readiness (CCMR) are found below the Frequently Asked Questions Documents heading. Under the Additional Resources section, users can find archived presentations, webinar recordings, weekly bulletins, Public Education Grant (PEG) resources, and more. Lastly, current news, popular webpages, and upcoming releases are easily accessed on the right-hand side of the page.

Performance Reporting Calendar

April 16–May 17: 2021 Accountability Manual Public Comment Period

Late May: 2020 Annual Graduates CCMR Verifier Release in TEAL

July: Second 2021 CCMR Tracker Release in TEAL