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Bryan ISD Met Standard for 2015-2016 Academics

Results from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for the 2015-2016 school year indicate that Bryan ISD met standard as a district in all four indexes.

TEA’s four index ratings measure:

1) Student achievement.
2) Student progress.
3) Closing performance gaps.
4) Post-secondary readiness.

Across the district, 21 schools received met standard ratings for state accountability.

Branch Elementary and Rudder High School each missed two indexes and will be rated “improvement required.”

Fannin, Jones and Milam Elementary schools were previously rated improvement required, but all three campuses met standards for 2015-2016, showing marked progress and outstanding student performance.

Campus distinctions are typically announced when accountability results are released, yet this year the TEA will delay releasing all distinctions across Texas until September.

Bryan Collegiate High School, the region’s only early college campus, soared in the 2015-2016 TEA accountability ratings. The school’s success garnered it another distinction as a Newsweek Top High School: Beating the Odds. Collegiate was ranked 191 in a list of the top 500 high schools geared toward college preparation and serving students who are typically the first in their family to enroll in college. 

TEA has published a video that explains the current accountability system:



2014-2015 Campus Distinctions

NOTE: TEA has delayed the posting of distinctions for the 15-16 school year until September.

(note: the TEA did not release ratings or distinctions for elementary math in 2014-2015)

Distinctions are awarded based on a comparison group of 40 closely matching schools throughout Texas and are based on excellence in these categories:

· Academic Achievement in Reading/English Language Arts (ELA)

· Academic Achievement in Mathematics

· Academic Achievement in Science

· Academic Achievement in Social Studies

· Top 25% Student Progress

· Post-secondary Readiness

· Closing Performance Gaps 

Bryan Collegiate High School—Reading/ELA, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Closing Performance Gaps, Post-secondary Readiness

Bryan High—Reading/ELA, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Post-secondary Readiness

Rudder—Mathematics, Social Studies

SFA—Reading/ELA, Science, Social Studies

Long—Reading/ELA, Social Studies, Post-Secondary Readiness

Jones—Student Progress



Johnson—Reading/ELA, Student Progress, Closing Performance Gaps, Post-secondary Readiness

Ross—Student Progress

Houston—Reading/ELA, Science

Navarro—Mathematics, Science


Neal—Reading/ELA, Mathematics, Science, Student Progress, Closing Performance Gaps, Post-Secondary Readiness


2015-2016 Improvement Required:

Two Bryan ISD campuses are rated as “Improvement Required” for the 15-16 school year results: Rudder High School and Branch Elementary School.  These campuses have examined student performance and other data and have developed Targeted Improvement Plans that compliment the Campus Improvement Plans.  Each plan will be posted below 10 days prior to the scheduled Public Hearings and Board of Trustees meetings for consideration.

Public Hearing & Board of Trustees Meetings for IR Campuses:

  • Branch Elementary: TBD
  • RHS: TBD

To view a summary of results for individual campuses click the pdf below: