This Week in Performance Reporting: September 15

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What’s New in Performance Reporting

A–F Accountability

For questions or assistance regarding the information in this section, call the Performance Reporting Division at 512-463-9704 or email

To the Administrator Addressed (TAA): Delay in 2023 A-F Academic Accountability Ratings

Tuesday, September 12, 2023, the agency released a To The Administrator Addressed Correspondence to inform local educational agencies (LEAs) about a delay in the issuance of the final rule for the accountability manual and a delay in the issuance of 2023 A–F Accountability Ratings.  The agency will conduct analyses of 2022-2023 statewide growth data and the growth data for the 2018–19 and 2021–22 school years used to inform cut scores in Domain 2a-Academic Growth, and Domain 3-Closing the Gaps.  

The TAA also included a summary of the only other changes being made for the final rule: incorporating changes to AEA STAAR methodology, the Student Achievement: STAAR Only component of Domain 3, the English Language Proficiency component of Domain 3, and school improvement identification.

Now Available: The Consolidated Accountability File (CAF) The CAF used in accountability is shared with districts from Cambium in the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE).  Cambium released the CAF file on Tuesday, September 12, 2023.

Now Available: CCMR Final 2021 Outcomes Bonus District Report (TEAL)

The CCMR Final 2021 Outcomes Bonus District Report was released today, September 15, 2023, within TEAL Accountability application.  This report includes the 2021 graduates.

Assessment Scoring and Reporting

For questions or assistance regarding the information in this communication, contact Texas Testing Support at 833-601-8821 ,, or via live chat. Dates available in the Calendar of Events. 

District and Campus Coordinator Resources

The District and Campus Coordinator Resources has been updated to include the Online Administrations section and the Paper Administrations section.

Secure Browser Updates

District personnel must update desktop secure browsers to version 16 and the iPad OS secure browser to version 9 for the new school year no later than October 1, 2023. The updated desktop secure browser version 16 for supported versions of macOS, Windows, and Linux and the updated iPad OS secure browser version 9 for the supported version of iPad OS are available on the Texas Assessment website. Minimum System Requirements for the 2023–2024 school year are available in the Technology Resources section of the District and Campus Coordinator Resources.

Texas Formative Assessment Resource

New Test Templates

The Texas Formative Assessment Resource (TFAR) user interface has added new test templates under Test Properties. Assigning a template before publishing aligns the test to the corresponding test attribute column in the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE). This new feature enables the designated accommodations for students. The TFAR website has also been updated with new user interface resources.

Assessment Viewing Application

The Open Education Resources—Assessment Viewing Application (AVA) has been added to the page on the Texas Assessment website. This new application provides users with a student view of the Eureka Math Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and K–5 Amplify Texas assessments.

LMS Updates

The Data Entry Interface (DEI) Overview and TFAR Overview training modules have been posted to the Learning Management System (LMS). The DEI Overview training module reviews the instructions on how to enter student responses in DEI for all programs. The TFAR Overview training module reviews formative assessments, TFAR functionalities, and TFAR best practices.

For questions or assistance regarding the information in this communication, contact Texas Testing Support at 833-601-8821,, or via live chat.

Preliminary 2022 - 2023 Performance Reporting Calendar

May 19

Preliminary 2023 Accountability Manual Release and Public Comment Period Opened

May 24

CCMR Verifier (2022 Graduates) Corrections Window Opened

May 31

What If Report (TEAL) Release; A–F Refresh Communications Resources Posted

June 9

2023 A–F Estimator (TEAL) Released

June 20

Preliminary 2023 Accountability Manual Public Comment Period Closed

June 21

CCMR Verifier (2022 Graduates) Correction Window Closed

June 30

CCMR Tracker, Part 2A (TEAL) Release (2022-23 grade 9-12 students) Campus Comparison Groups (TEAL) Released

Late July

CCMR Preliminary Final Listing (2022 Graduates)

August 4

CCMR Tracker, Part 2B (TEAL) Release: Inclusion of sunsetting IBCs

August 23

CCMR Final Student Listing (2022 Graduates including AEAs)

September 12

Consolidated Accountability File (CAF) shared with districts from Cambium in the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE)


Final 2023 Accountability Manual (All Chapters and Appendices) Released; 2023 A–F Refresh Parent Resources; Explanatory Materials; Videos Released; 2022 What If Ratings re-released, if necessary, based on final manual (TEAL)


2023 Preliminary Accountability Ratings Published (TEAL) Accountability Appeals Registration Window Opens


2022 What If Ratings Public Publication and 2023 Accountability Ratings Published (


Preliminary Public Education Grant (PEG) List Posted


Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR); School Report Card; and Federal Report Cards Posted


Appeals Resolved; Final Ratings Posted 


Results Driven Accountability (RDA) Integration Taskforce Meeting