District State Accountability Results

District State Accountability Results
Posted on 08/12/2015
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Pasadena ISD has met standard according to statewide accountability reports released by the Texas Education Agency.

A total of 36 of the 61 Pasadena ISD rated campuses earned at least one distinction designation in various categories.

Distinction designations are awarded in recognition of outstanding achievement in academic areas in addition to those evaluated under state accountability. Campus distinctions are based on indicators of student performance in comparison to 40 similar campuses.

High school and intermediate campuses are eligible for up to seven distinction designations.

Four of Pasadena ISD’s comprehensive high schools were recognized with distinction designations.

Pasadena Memorial High School won six of seven eligible distinction designations in reading/ELA, math, social studies, student progress, closing performance gaps and post-secondary readiness.

South Houston High School earned distinction for science and closing performance gaps. Dobie also won two distinctions, in science and student progress. Pasadena High School earned one distinction star for math.

Miller, Southmore and Thompson intermediate schools each earned six of seven possible distinction designations.

Not far behind were Park View Intermediate with five distinctions and Jackson and South Houston Intermediate schools with four distinctions each.

Three intermediate schools, Bondy, Queens and Beverly Hills, earned two distinctions designations each.

Elementary schools can earn up to four distinction designations, unless they were also tested in science which makes the school eligible for five distinctions.

Leaders in the elementary category are Meador and Young elementary schools, earning all four possible distinctions each.

Jensen elementary also received four distinctions, but were eligible for five because the school was also tested in science.

Bailey, Garfield, Pomeroy and Matthys elementary schools all received three distinction designations.

Nine elementary schools earned two distinction designations: Atkinson, Burnett, Fisher, McMasters, Pearl Hall, Red Bluff, South Houston and Stuchbery.

Six campuses earned one distinction designation: Bush, Golden Acres, Kruse, L.F. Smith, South Belt and Turner.

Middle schools can earn as many as five distinction designations.

Melillo and Keller middle schools led the pack by earning three and two possible distinction designations respectively.

“We are proud of our students’ performance this year and while we know there is room to improve, these results show how their hard work and the hard work of their teachers, has already started paying off,” Dr. Kirk Lewis, superintendent of schools said.