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Odom Academy Earns All Possible Distinctions in 2016 Accountability Ratings

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently announced that Odom Academy earned all distinction designations applicable to their campus.  More than 400 campuses that achieved a Met Standard rating in the 2016 state accountability ratings also earned the designations.

According to TEA, distinction designations are awarded to campuses based on achievement in performance indicators relative to a group of 40 campuses of similar type, size, and student demographics. Depending on campus grade levels and type, the number of potential distinction designations can vary. Up to seven distinction designations can be earned for the following:

  • Academic Achievement in English Language Arts/Reading

  • Academic Achievement in Mathematics

  • Academic Achievement in Science

  • Academic Achievement in Social Studies

  • Top 25 Percent: Student Progress

  • Top 25 Percent: Closing Performance Gaps

  • Postsecondary Readiness

“Earning one or more campus distinctions is noteworthy and should be a source of pride in a community,” said Commissioner of Education Mike Morath. “Earning all possible distinctions is a significant accomplishment and should signal to parents that there is extraordinary work taking place on that campus.”