29 SAISD schools earn Distinction Designations

Twenty-nine San Antonio ISD schools earned one or more Distinction Designations from the Texas Education Agency based on their students’ performance on the 2017 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR. 

Distinction designations are awarded to campuses based on achievement in performance indicators relative to a group of 40 campuses of similar type, size, and student demographics.

Depending on campus grade levels and type, the number of potential distinction designations can vary.

Up to seven distinction designations can be earned for:

  • Academic Achievement in English Language Arts/Reading
  • Academic Achievement in Mathematics
  • Academic Achievement in Science
  • Academic Achievement in Social Studies
  • Top 25 Percent: Student Progress
  • Top 25 Percent: Closing Performance Gaps
  • Postsecondary Readiness

The full list of schools earning distinctions are:

SCHOOL

DISTINCTION DESIGNATION(S) FOR:

TOTAL DISTINCTIONS

High Schools

Burbank HS

Reading, Science

★ ★

Edison HS

Social Studies

Fox Tech HS

Science, Social Studies, Closing Performance Gaps, Postsecondary Readiness

★ ★ ★ ★

Sam Houston HS

Reading, Social Studies

★ ★

Travis ECHS

Reading, Postsecondary Readiness

★ ★

Young Women’s Leadership Academy

Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies, Student Progress, Closing Performance Gaps, Postsecondary Readiness

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

(all possible distinctions)

Middle Schools

Davis MS

Reading, Science, Student Progress

★ ★ ★

Lowell MS

Science

Rhodes MS

Social Studies

Twain MS

Reading, Math, Science, Student Progress, Closing Performance Gaps, Postsecondary Readiness

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Elementary Schools & Academies

Advanced Learning Academy at Fox Tech

Reading, Closing Performance Gaps

★ ★

Arnold ES

Closing Performance Gaps, Postsecondary Readiness

★ ★

Ball ES

Science

Baskin ES

Reading, Science, Student Progress, Postsecondary Readiness

★ ★ ★ ★

Crockett ES

Student Progress

Fenwick ES

Student Progress

Forbes ES

Science, Closing Performance Gaps, Postsecondary Readiness

★ ★ ★

Gates ES

Math, Science, Closing Performance Gaps, Postsecondary Readiness

★ ★ ★ ★

Green ES

Reading, Science

★ ★

Highland Park ES

Reading, Postsecondary Readiness

★ ★

Hirsch ES

Science

Huppertz ES

Reading, Math, Science, Student Progress, Postsecondary Readiness

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Japhet ES

Science

ML King Academy

Student Progress

Lamar ES

Science, Closing Performance Gaps, Postsecondary Readiness

★ ★ ★

Mission Academy

Science, Closing Performance Gaps

★ ★

Riverside Park ES

Reading, Science, Postsecondary Readiness

★ ★ ★

Woodlawn Hills ES

Student Progress

Young Men’s Leadership Academy

Reading, Closing Performance Gaps

★ ★

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