Duncanville Independent School District received Texas Education Agency (TEA) 2017 STAAR scores this week. Based on the results, the school district and all schools received the state's highest standard of 'Met Standard.' In the TEA accountability system, 'Met Standard’ is the highest possible rating. PACE High School received a ‘Met Alternative Standard’ rating.
The district also showed growth in the area of college and career readiness, demonstrating that Duncanville ISD schools continue to equip more students with the skills necessary to continue their education, pursue an interest in the military or seek a professional career.
The 2017 accountability scores were calculated from tests students took in December, March and May of the 2016-2017 school year. Nine Duncanville ISD schools received distinctions, which indicate these campuses finished in the top 25 percent of 40 comparable schools in growing students, college readiness and advanced performance.
Byrd Middle School – 3 distinctions
Hardin Intermediate School – 3 distinctions
Brandenburg Intermediate School – 2 distinctions
Kennemer Middle School – 1 distinction
Central Elementary School – 1 distinction
Merrifield Elementary School – 1 distinction
Hastings Elementary School – 1 distinction
Alexander Elementary School – 1 distinction
Bilhartz Elementary School – 1 distinction