District Shows Significant Gains on Texas Assessment of Academic Skills

Bryan Independent School District, Bryan, Texas (TX)


DETAILS: District Profile: 13,500 students in grades: 3-12; Demographics: Free/reduced lunch: 60%, Limited English proficiency: 9%, Minorities: 55%.

RESULTS: In 3 years using Accelerated Reader with best practices, attendance rates increased and the total growth in pass rates on the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS) for all grades ranged from 12.3 to 23.4 percentage points in every subject, surpassing those for the state.

REPORTING EDUCATOR: Suzanne Phelps, director of curriculum development.

The report is available online.

Publication Date:

Updated: 10/01/2001

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