Here’s how New Caney ISD schools fared in the Texas Education Agency’s 2017-18 accountability ratings

The Texas Education Agency released the 2017-18 accountability ratings for school districts across the state Wednesday. New Caney ISD received a C for its overall performance in the 2017-18 school year.

Here’s how the district ranked in each domain:

Student Achievement: C
This rating is based on how much students know and are able to do at the end of the school year. NCISD earned 77 of 100 possible points.

School Progress: C
This rating is based on how students perform over time, comparing their progress to similar schools. NCISD earned 76 of 100 possible points.

Closing the Gaps: C
This rating is based on the performance of different populations of students. NCISD earned 72 of 100 possible points.

For a more in-depth look at how each school performed, visit www.txschools.org. Here’s how each NCISD campus was graded overall:



Elementary Schools


Bens Branch—81
Dogwood—77
Kings Manor—80
New Caney—75
Oakley—72
Porter—69
Robert Crippen—73
Sorters Mill—54
Tavola—69
Valley Ranch—71





Middle Schools


Keefer Crossing—76
New Caney—78
White Oak—70
Woodridge Forest—83

High Schools


Infinity Early College—94
New Caney—68
Porter—79





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