Grade-Level Retention

     

     

    The Texas Education Agency prepares data, reports, and additional resources related to grade-level retention in Texas public schools.

    Resources

    Following is a list of resources related to grade-level retention in Texas public schools.

    Data

    Search for Texas public school grade-level retention data by campus, district, and education service center region.

    Reports

    The Accountability Research Unit in the Division of Research and Analysis publishes annual reports on grade-level retention in Texas public schools. Beginning with the 2010-11 school year, the format for the annual reports changed.

    FAQ

    View frequently asked questions about grade-level retention in Texas public schools.

    Reports for the 2010-11 School Year and Later Years

    Beginning with the 2010-11 school year, the format of Accountability Research reports on grade-level retention in Texas public schools changed. Data for the 2010-11 school year and later years are presented in two separate annual reports, which are published sequentially, as the data become available. The reports cover grade-level retention by student characteristic and program participation, and grade-level retention and promotion with data on performance of students in Grades 3-10 on the reading and mathematics state assessments.

    2012-13 School Year

    Following is a list of reports for the 2012-13 school year:

    Grade-Level Retention in Texas Public Schools, 2012-13 (September 2014), PDF (1.2 MB)

    2011-12 School Year

    Following is a list of reports for the 2011-12 school year:

    Grade-Level Retention in Texas Public Schools, 2011-12 (November 2013), PDF (1.4 MB)

    2010-11 School Year

    Following is a list of reports for the 2010-11 school year:

    Grade-Level Retention and Student Performance in Texas Public Schools, 2010-11 (April 2013), PDF (683 KB)

    Grade-Level Retention in Texas Public Schools, 2010-11 (January 2013), PDF (1.4 MB)

    Reports for the 2009-10 School Year and Earlier Years

    Beginning with the 2010-11 school year, the format of Accountability Research reports on grade-level retention in Texas public schools changed. Data for the 2009-10 school year and earlier years are presented in a single annual report. The report presents data on grade-level retention by student characteristic and program participation. In addition, student retention and promotion data are reported with data on performance of students in Grades 3-10 on the reading and mathematics state assessments. A supplement to the report presents grade-level retention data at the district level.

    Grade-Level Retention in Texas Public Schools, 2009-10 (November 2011), PDF (1.7 MB)


    Grade-Level Retention in Texas Public Schools, 2008-09 (November 2010), PDF (1.6 MB)


    Grade-Level Retention in Texas Public Schools, 2007-08 (March 2010), PDF (1.5 MB)


    Grade-Level Retention in Texas Public Schools, 2006-07 (October 2008), PDF (2.3 MB)


    Grade-Level Retention in Texas Public Schools, 2005-06 (October 2007), PDF (3.1 MB)


    Grade-Level Retention in Texas Public Schools, 2004-05 (December 2006), PDF (3.0 MB)


    Grade-Level Retention in Texas Public Schools, 2003-04 (October 2005), PDF (808 KB)


    Grade-Level Retention in Texas Public Schools, 2002-03 (November 2004), PDF (772 KB)


    Grade-Level Retention in Texas Public Schools, 2001-02 (March 2004), PDF (759 KB)


    Grade-level Retention in Texas Public Schools, 2000-01 (October 2002), PDF (931 KB)


    Grade-level Retention in Texas Public Schools, 1999-00 (July 2002), PDF (1.1 MB)


    Grade-level Retention in Texas Public Schools, 1998-99 (May 2001), PDF (1.5 MB)


    1997-98 Report on Grade-level Retention of Texas Students (November 1999), PDF (498 KB)


    The following reports are not available in PDF. For additional information please e-mail the Texas Education Agency Office of Publications or contact the office by phone at 512-463-9744.

    • 1996-97 Report on Grade Level Retention of Texas Students (October 1998)
    • 1995-96 Report on Grade Level Retention of Texas Students (September 1997)
    • 1994-95 Report on Grade Level Retention of Texas Students (September 1996)
    • Report on Grade Level Retention of Texas Students, 1992-93 and 1993-94 (February 1995)


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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Following is a list of frequently asked questions about grade-level retention in Texas public schools:

    1. Where can I find information about retention rates, including how they are calculated?
    2. Where can I find the latest retention rates for my district or campus?


    1. Where can I find information about retention rates, including how they are calculated?
    The retention rate reported by the Texas Education Agency is an annual rate that shows the percentage of students who, in the fall of a given school year, were enrolled in the same grade level as reported for the last six-week period of attendance in the previous year. Find additional information about grade-level retention rates, including how they are defined and calculated, in the latest report on grade-level retention, the Accountability Research grade-level retention data search, and the Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS) glossary.

    2. Where can I find the latest retention rates for my district or campus?
    Visit the Accountability Research grade-level retention data search, or search Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS) reports.


    Contact Information

    For questions or comments, please e-mail the Division of Research and Analysis, Accountability Research Unit, or contact the unit by phone at 512-475-3523.

    This page last updated September 26, 2014.

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