Texas Education Agency assigns New Caney ISD overall B rating in 2018-19 accountability scores


The Texas Education Agency released its 2018-19 accountability ratings for school districts across the state Aug. 15. New Caney ISD received a B, or an 85 out of 100, for a student enrollment of 15,360. The district improved from its 2017-18 rating of a C, or 76 out of 100 possible points.

Out of all the district’s campuses, one campus received an A, seven received a B, seven received a C, two received a D and one received an F. NCISD was unable to receive an overall rating of an A because a campus received a rating of D or F, according to the TEA website.

For the first year, both districts and individual campuses were given an A-F score by their performance in three key domains: student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps, according to the TEA website.

Here is how the district ranked in each individual domain:

Student Achievement: B
This rating is based on how much students know and are able to do at the end of the school year. NCISD earned 84 of 100 possible points.

School Progress: B
This rating is based on how students perform over time, comparing their progress to similar schools. NCISD earned 88 of 100 possible points.

Closing the Gaps: C
This rating is based on the performance of different populations of students. NCISD earned 77 of 100 possible points.

For a more in-depth look at how each school performed, visit www.txschools.org. Here is how each campus was rated overall:

Elementary schools

Bens Branch—78 (C)
Brookwood Forest—66 (D)
Dogwood—68 (D)
Kings Manor—81 (B)
New Caney—74 (C)
Oakley—75 (C)
Porter—57 (F)
Robert Crippen—84 (B)
Sorters Mill—85 (B)
Tavola—79 (C)
Valley Ranch—85 (B)

Middle schools

Keefer Crossing—78 (C)
New Caney—83 (B)
White Oak—78 (C)
Woodridge Forest—85 (B)

High schools

Infinity Early College—96 (A)
New Caney—79 (C)
Porter—82 (B)

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Kelly Schafler
Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.
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