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Arts Credits Earned
The number of arts credits earned per student is below average when compared against:
The number of arts credits earned per student is both above and below average when compared against:
The number of arts credits earned per student is above average when compared against:
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What does this mean?

The average number of fine arts credits earned by students at schools in this district.

The average number of fine arts credits earned by students at schools in this district.

This number represents the average number of fine arts credits earned by students at schools in this district.

Why does this matter?

Students in districts that met the state accountability standard earned 20% more fine arts credits. Middle school students who earn more arts credits are more likely to have higher academic achievement, meeting the state passing standard by more than 17 percentage points across all subjects except Algebra 1.

Students in districts that met the state accountability standard earned 20% more fine arts credits. High school students who earn more arts credits are more likely to have higher academic achievement, meeting the commended standard by more than 15 percentage points across all subjects.

Districts meeting the state accountability standard had students earning 20% more fine arts credits than districts that needed improvement. Middle school students that earned more arts credits are more likely to have higher academic achievement, meeting the state passing standard by greater than 17 percentage points across all subjects except Algebra 1.

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Students per Arts Teacher
The number of students per arts teacher is below average when compared against:
The number of students per arts teacher is both above and below average when compared against:
The number of students per arts teacher is above average when compared against:
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What does this mean?

This number represents the total number of students within each school level at the district, divided by the total number of full time equivalents of the certified arts teachers in the same level at the district.

The total number of students divided by the total number of full time arts teachers at the middle school level in this district.

The total number of students divided by the total number of full time arts teachers at the high school level in this district.

The total number of students divided by the total number of certified full time arts teachers in this district.

Why does this matter?

Districts with more students eligible for reduced price lunch, at-risk students, or students with limited English proficiency had more students per certified arts teacher

Districts with more arts teachers have students earning more arts credits. These students are more likely to have 3.3% points higher attendance rate—the equivalent of attending an additional week of school.

Districts with more arts teachers have students earning more arts credits. These students are more likely to have 3.3% points higher attendance rate—the equivalent of attending an additional week of school.

Districts with fewer students per arts teacher have students earning more arts credits. Students that earn more arts credits are more likely to have 3.3% points higher attendance rate—the equivalent of attending an additional week of school—than their counterparts who were not engaged in the arts.

Districts with more students at-risk or eligible for reduced price lunch or students with limited English proficiency had more students per certified arts teacher.

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Unique Arts Courses
The number of unique courses offered is below average when compared against:
The number of unique courses offered is both above and below average when compared against:
The number of unique courses offered is above average when compared against:
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What does this mean?

The average number of unique courses offered at middle schools in this district.

The Texas Education Agency maintains a list of approved arts courses that meet specific curriculum standards in each subject area. For example, if a schools offers Algebra I and Algebra II, each course is considered “unique” because of differing curriculum. However, if a school offers multiple sections of an Algebra I class, then that would only count as one unique course. State-approved innovative courses were not included in this study.

The average number of unique courses offered at secondary schools in this district.

The Texas Education Agency maintains a list of approved arts courses that meet specific curriculum standards in each subject area. For example, if a schools offers Algebra I and Algebra II, each course is considered “unique” because of differing curriculum. However, if a school offers multiple sections of an Algebra I class, then that would only count as one unique course. State-approved innovative courses were not included in this study.

The average number of unique courses offered at secondary schools in this district.

Why does this matter?

Middle schools that met the state accountability standard offered more than twice as many unique arts courses on average than schools that needed improvement.

Secondary schools that met the state accountability standard offered more than twice as many unique arts courses on average than schools that needed improvement.

Middle and Secondary schools in districts that met the state accountability standard offered more than twice as many unique arts courses on average than schools in districts that needed improvement.

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Ethnicities
African American
American Indian
Asian
Pacific Islander
Hispanic
White
Risk Factors
At-risk students
Economically disadvantaged
Limited English Proficiency
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