Howe ISD

"Educating the Hope of Tomorrow"

Texas EducationAgency – 2013 Howe ISD Accountability Summary

Click here 2012-13 for School Report Cards

Howe ISD –                     Met Standard

Howe Elementary –         Met Standard

                                        Distinction Earned - Academic Achievement in Reading/ELA

Howe Middle School –    Met Standard

                                        Distinction Earned – Academic Achievement in Mathematics

                                        Distinction Earned – Top 25% Student Progress

Howe High School -       Met Standard

 You may find detailed information regarding Howe ISD Accountability data at

Howe ISD uses the Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR) to pull together a wide range of information on the performance of students in each school and the district every year. These reports also provide extensive information on staff, finances, programs, and demographics for each school and the district. All of these reports are among the many tools our district uses to meet the standards of the No Child Left Behind/ State Accountability laws.  

Federal Report Cardsfor the state, the district, and each of the district’s campuses are nowavailable on the Texas Education Agency’s website at

Information on these report cards includes:

Part I:  Student Achievement by Proficiency Level– Provides the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR)performance results for each subject area and grade level tested.

Part II:  Student Achievement and State Academic AnnualMeasurable Objects (AMOs) – Provides the STAAR performance results for eachsubject area tested.  Also includes four-yearand five-year graduation rates and participation rates on STAAR forreading/English and mathematics.

Part III:  Priority and Focus Schools – Priorityschools are the lowest 5% of Title I served campuses based on performance inreading and mathematics and graduation rates. Focus schools are 10% of Title I served campuses, not already identifiedas priority schools, that have the widest gaps between student groupperformance and safeguard targets.

Part IV:  Teacher Quality Data – Provides informationon teacher quality in three parts.

  • Part A – Percent of Teachers by Highest Degree Held – Professional qualifications of all public elementary and secondary teachers in the Texas.


  • Part B and C – Teachers with Emergency/Provisional Credentials, Highly Qualified (HQ) Teachers Low Poverty/Low Poverty Summary Reports – Percentage of all public elementary and secondary school teachers teaching with emergency or provisional credentials, and the percentage of classes in the state not taught by highly qualified teachers disaggregated by high-poverty compared to low-poverty schools.

Part V: GraduatesEnrolled in Texas Institution of Higher Education (IHE) – Provides thepercentage of students who enroll and begin instruction at an institution ofhigher education in the school year following high school graduation.

Part VI:  Statewide National Assessment of EducationalProgress (NAEP) Results – Provides most recent NAEP results for Texasshowing reading and mathematics performance results and participation rates,disaggregated by student group.

If you have difficulty accessing the information from thewebsite, hard copies of the reports are available at the district or campusoffice.  If you have questions about theinformation, please contact Ritchie Bowling, Assistant Superintendent at903-532-3228.