Resources

The following websites provide Texas education data resources.

Pre-Kindergarten through High School Resources

Texas Academic Performance Reports (TAPR)
The Texas Academic Performance Reports pull together a wide range of information on the performance of students in each school and district in Texas every year.
Accountability Rating System
State statute requires annual public school district performance ratings with the standard accountability labels of Met Standard, Improvement Required, or Not Rated. Campuses must also be evaluated annually.
TSDS (Texas Student Data System)
TSDS PEIMS is the Texas Education Agency system for collecting student, staff and financial data from Texas public school districts. Descriptions of the data elements collected and the data collection calendar are available on this site.
Pocket Edition
Published by the Texas Education Agency annually since the 1991-92 school year, Pocket Edition reports a variety of state-level statistics.
Accountability Research
Annual completion rates, retention rates, dropout information, SAT/ACT college entrance data, and other related annual reports, special reports and publications of public interest are available.
School Finance
Find minimum salary schedules for Texas public school teachers, Chapter 41 wealth equalization information, tax rates, the financial resource guide for Texas public school districts, and other finance related resources.
Snapshot
This document provides an overview of public education in the state of Texas for a particular school year. Snapshot provides state-level and district-level information.
Standard Reports
The standard reports provide commonly requested data by school year. Reports include geographic information, financial budget and actual expenditures, staff, and student information.
State Waivers
This link provides Information related to general state waivers, class size waivers and first day of instruction waivers.
Student Assessment
Texas public school student testing results, publications, and research papers are available here as well as released tests, information booklets and other related student assessment resources.
Texas Education Directory
The Texas Education Directory provides information on the location of Texas public schools and the administrative personnel employed. Updated information about schools and districts is provided and maintained by school districts.

Higher Education Resources

2014 Texas Public Higher Education Almanac
A profile of state and institutional performance and characteristics.
College Costs
This link provides tables of college costs for Texas public and independent colleges and universities, 2014-2015.
College Locator Map
Interactive map of 4-year, 2-year, and health-related higher education institutions in Texas, with links to the individual institutions.
CollegeForAllTexans.Com
CollegeForTexans.com is a project of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to provide everything a Texan needs to know about preparing for, applying for and paying for college or technical school.
Coordinating Board Management (CBM) Reports
The Educational Data Center at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board collects, processes and stores student, class, faculty, and facilities data from Texas higher education institutions. Reporting specifications and definitions are contained in the following documents:
Data and Statistics Portal
The Data and Statistics web page provides links to frequently requested higher education information sources and reports including college profiles, university performance reports, enrollment forecasts, graduation rates, and more.
Higher Education Accountability System
The Higher Education Accountability System is used to track performance on critical measures that exemplify higher education institutions’ missions. The system is modeled on the state’s higher education plan, Closing the Gaps by 2015. Its major focus is on the four Closing the Gaps target areas of participation, success, excellence, and research.
List of Institutions
This report displays a list of Texas public and independent colleges and universities including the following information for each institution: address, phone number, chief administrative officer and fall headcount.
Student Loan Programs
This link provides online sources regarding Texas student loan programs.
Texas Distance Education
Distance education policies, procedures, and reports.