During the regularly scheduled monthly Board of Trustees meeting held on September 18, Trustees recognized the District and 23 campuses for receiving a Met Standard TEA Accountability rating from results of the 2017 STAAR testing period. Tyler ISD continues to see improvement with only two campuses receiving the Improvement Required (IR) rating. In recent years, the District has gone from 11 campuses receiving IR ratings down to nine, then three, and now only two.
Trustees also proudly recognized 12 campuses for earning 25 distinctions for high achievements on the STAAR test. These campuses were each given a plaque to commemorate their achievements. Campuses earning distinctions are as follows:
Tyler ISD Campus Name - 2017 Distinctions Earned
Robert E. Lee High School - Reading; Social Studies
Hubbard Middle School - Student Progress
Moore MST Magnet School - Math; Science; Social Studies; Student Progress; Postsecondary Readiness
Bell Elementary School - Science; Student Progress
Birdwell Elementary School - Reading; Math; Student Progress
Clarkston Elementary School - Science; Student Progress; Postsecondary Readiness
Owens Elementary School - Student Progress
Jones Elementary School - Student Progress
Peete Elementary School - Science
Ramey Elementary School - Student Progress
Rice Elementary School - Reading; Student Progress
Woods Elementary School - Math; Student Progress; Postsecondary Readiness
Additionally, during the Lone Star Governance update portion of the meeting, Trustees celebrated tremendous accomplishments in advanced academics through impressive increases in enrollment in advanced placement and dual credit courses.