U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Texas
http://www.tea.state.tx.us/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$5,685

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
1,042

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
3,721 1,527 1,433 480 7,395

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
176

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
123,327 62,028 69,872 8,335 266,688

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
2,560,607 2,757,618
9-12
(CCD)
927,209 1,095,930
Total
(CCD)
3,608,262 3,991,783
Pre-K
(by state definition)
120,446 138,235

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 42%, Local 49%, Federal 9%, Intermediate, *

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 8,153 11,265
  * *
Asian/Pacific Islander 80,398 103,499
  2% 3%
Black 515,395 576,083
  14% 14%
Hispanic 1,282,531 1,578,967
  36% 40%
White 1,721,788 1,721,969
  48% 43%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
352,757 431,984
11% 12%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
421,372 554,949
12% 14%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
121,054 n/a
3%

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 34%, 2,566 schools; 35% to 49%, 1,394 schools; 50% to 74%, 1,926 schools; 75% to 100%, 1,372 schools

*140 schools did not report

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)

Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
Above 50 percent passing on CRT for all race/ethnic groups, low-income (pass=70% correct in Reading, Math).

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Pass rate increase 5 percent per year for each group.

Indicators for School Accountability
Assessment scores, attendance, dropout rates

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools.
Same as statewide goal


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 3,674 693 4,367
  84% 16% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 3,583 657 4,240
  98% 95% 97%
School in Need of Improvement 91 36 127
  2% 5% 3%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
$739,527,911

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 29% 28%
Basic level and above 63% 76%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 27% 25%
Basic level and above 77% 69%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported Texas Assessment of Academic Skills
State Definition of "Proficient" Score of 70 or above on Texas Learning Index

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
        Proficient Above Proficiency
  Partially Proficient | Proficient Advanced
All Students 10% | 53% 38%
Title I Schools 13 | 56 31
High Poverty Schools 17 | 58 24
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 28 | 59 13
Migratory students 20 | 60 20
Students with Disabilities 19 | 59 22

Mathematics
        Proficient Above Proficiency
  Partially Proficient | Proficient Advanced
All Students 13% | 54% 33%
Title I Schools 16 | 56 28
High Poverty Schools 22 | 57 22
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 28 | 57 15
Migratory students 20 | 58 21
Students with Disabilities 24 | 58 18

Student achievement trend
Reading 4th grade meets or exceeds proficient

For 1996-97, 79% of all students meet or exceed Proficient, and 68% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Proficient. For 1997-98, 83% of all students meet or exceed Proficient, and 72% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Proficient. For 1998-99, 88% of all students meet or exceed Proficient, 79% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Proficient. For 1999-00, 91% of all students meet or exceed Proficient, 84% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Proficent.

Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
        Proficient Above Proficiency
  Partially Proficient | Proficient Advanced
All Students 10% | 63% 27%
Title I Schools 14 | 65 20
High Poverty Schools 18 | 67 15
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 46 | 52 2
Migratory students 24 | 66 10
Students with Disabilities 32 | 62 6

 

Mathematics
        Proficient Above Proficiency
  Partially Proficient | Proficient Advanced
All Students 9% | 74% 17%
Title I Schools 13 | 75 12
High Poverty Schools 17 | 75 9
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 34 | 64 3
Migratory students 18 | 75 7
Students with Disabilities 30 | 67 3

Student achievement trend
Math 8th grade meets or exceeds proficient

For 1996-97, 72% of all students meet or exceed Proficient, and 57% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Proficient. For 1997-98, 83% of all students meet or exceed Proficient, and 72% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Proficient. For 1998-99, 88% of all students meet or exceed Proficient, 79% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Proficient. For 1999-00, 91% of all students meet or exceed Proficient, 84% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Proficient.

 

Grade 10

Reading/Language Arts
        Proficient Above Proficiency
  Partially Proficient | Proficient Advanced
All Students 9% | 67% 24%
Title I Schools 15 | 71 15
High Poverty Schools 18 | 72 10
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 49 | 50 1
Migratory students 26 | 68 6
Students with Disabilities 33 | 63 5

 

Mathematics
        Proficient Above Proficiency
  Partially Proficient | Proficient Advanced
All Students 12% | 68% 20%
Title I Schools 18 | 68 14
High Poverty Schools 20 | 68 12
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 39 | 57 5
Migratory students 24 | 67 9
Students with Disabilities 42 | 54 4


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
3% n/a
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
86,587 106,387
53% 54%

Sources


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