ECTOR COUNTY, TX (KWES) - Superintendent of the Ector County Independent School District, Tom Crowe spoke at press conference about the accountability ratings released by the Texas Education Agency.
In their report, ECISD was graded as "met the standard" as a district. The T.E.A graded districts throughout the state on student achievement, student progress, closing performance gaps, and post secondary readiness.
"We've got pockets of greatness and pockets where we need to grow," said Crowe.
The greatness Crowe mentioned was about is the 29 schools in the district which the T.E.A well. Crowe added the ECISD can continue to grow by working to get the four campuses put on the required improvement list off.
ECISD out gained the state in elementary reading, writing, math and science which led to seven schools off the improvement needed list. Ross Elementary school principal Becky Phillips said their school is proud at the work they did.
"I kept saying it's not Facebook official yet, so today it is and it's T.E.A official and it just feels awesome," said Phillips.
Crowe tells NewsWest 9 the district will appeal the grades on three campuses one of which was Odessa High School, each one was one point away from getting off the list. You can see the results listed here:
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