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T-STEM

Attainment Outcomes-Based Measures

T-STEM

Attainment Outcomes-Based Measures

Attainment Outcomes-Based Measures

TEA is currently in a phase-in process for the new T-STEM Blueprint. These data are for information and planning purposes only. This information will not be used to determine designation status.

 

Data Indicators

Provisional

Designated

Distinguished

Requirements

Must meet college math or science, and 15 college credit targets

Must meet targets on at least five attainment data indicators

Must meet targets on at least six attainment data indicators

Grade-to-grade persistence by subgroup (weighted)

Not taken into account for designation

TBD

TBD

Completing one college-level math or science course by end of 12th grade (any)

80% of students (by the fourth year of implementation)

90% of students

100% of students

Participating in a Work- Based Learning placement/course by graduation

35% of STEM focused students (by the fourth year of implementation)

50% of students

75% of students

Earning 15 college credits (any) by graduation

50% of students (by the fourth year of implementation)

80% of students

 

95% of students

Earning postsecondary degree and/or credential by high school graduation

Not taken into account for designation

30% of students

40% of students

Earning an industry certification by graduation

10% of STEM focused students (by the fourth year of implementation)

20% of students

30% of students

Graduating high school in 4 years (4-year cohort graduation rate)

Not taken into account for designation

Meets the statewide 4-year graduation rate

Exceeds the statewide 4- year graduation rate