Dripping Springs Independent School District
Dripping Springs Independent School District general and academic performance information at both the district and campus levels are provided on this page.
Dripping Springs ISD academic profile
Austin school districts rank: 5
Academic performance score: 10
Texas Education Agency accountability grade: A
In addition to its top tier 2019 best Austin school districts ranking, Dripping Springs Independent School District also is recognized as one of the top school districts in Texas. Complete Texas school district rankings are presented on this Texas school districts page.
The academic performance score provides a quick way to determine approximately where a school district's or school's student academic performance ranks among the performance of students in other Texas districts and schools. School districts and campuses with combined State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) and college readiness indexes ranked in the top ten percent of Texas school districts and schools are awarded an academic performance score of 10, districts and schools with combined academic performance indexes in the ninth decile receive a score of 9, and so on.
Dripping Springs ISD was joined by 11.9 percent of all Texas K-12 school districts in being recognized by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) with an accountability grade of A, the top grade awarded in 2018 to school districts.
Dripping Springs Independent School District operates three elementary schools, two middle schools and a high school. These six schools are attended by approximately 6,400 students who live in Dripping Springs, Austin and Driftwood.
Dripping Springs ISD's 2018 TEA STAAR component scaled score is 92. As is further explained in the Texas Education Agency 2018 Accountability Manual, the STAAR scaled score is calculated by first adding equal weightings of the percentage of assessments on which students’ performance mastered grade level, met grade level and approached grade level, dividing the sum by 3 and rounding it to the nearest whole percentage. This raw STAAR raw component score is then adjusted or “scaled” by using a conversion table to align accountability letter grades and scores of Texas public school districts and campuses.
As indicated in the 2018 TEA STAARS scores graph (right) and shown in the Dripping Springs ISD schools table (below), five Dripping Springs ISD campuses attained TEA STAAR scaled scores between 90 and 100 and one campus scoreed between 80 and 89. The 2018 accountability rating for all Dripping Springs ISD schools is Met Standard, the TEA's highest campus rating. Additional academic performance, student enrollment, teacher staffing and other information about selected schools is available by clicking on the campus names.
Dripping Springs ISD schools
|Dripping Springs Elementary School||EE - 5||10||92||Met Standard|
|Dripping Springs High School||9 - 12||10||92||Met Standard|
|Dripping Springs Middle School||6 - 8||9||91||Met Standard|
|Sycamore Springs Elementary School||EE - 5||10||91||Met Standard|
|Sycamore Springs Middle School||6 - 8||10||92||Met Standard|
|Walnut Springs Elementary School||EE - 5||8||85||Met Standard|
Source: Texas Education Agency.
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