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TELPAS Composite Rating by Progress – Students in U.S. Schools Multiple Years

The TELPAS Composite Rating by Progress – Students in U.S. Schools Multiple Years report displays a cross tabulated view of student performance for a given school year based on two criteria found in the student TELPAS data file. These criteria are the Plan-Years In U.S. Schools and the Yearly Progress Indicator.


PLAN-YEAR YEARS IN U.S. SCHOOLS
Plan-Year In U.S. Schools are displayed for First Semester, Second Semester, Second Year, Third Year, Fourth Year and combined for Five or more years when applicable. These values are derived from the TELPAS raw data file, Location 229-229.

TEA TELPAS Data File Format Location: 229-229   

S = First enrolled in U.S. schools in the 2nd semester of the school year
F = First enrolled in U.S. schools in the 1st semester of the school year
1 = First enrolled in U.S. schools during part or all of the school year
2 = Has been enrolled in U.S. schools for all or part(s) of 2 school years
3 = Has been enrolled in U.S. schools for all or part(s) of 3 school years
4 = Has been enrolled in U.S. schools for all or part(s) of 4 school years
5 = Has been enrolled in U.S. schools for all or part(s) of 5 school years
6 = Has been enrolled in U.S. schools for all or part(s) of 6 or more school years


YEARLY PROGRESS INDICATOR
Yearly Progress Indicator values are displayed for Students with no Progress from the previous year, Students Progressing 1 level above the previous year, and combined for Students Progressing at level 2 or level 3 above the previous year. These values are derived from the TELPAS raw data file, Location 623-623.

TEA TELPAS Data File Format Location: 623-623   

This value will indicate the proficiency level progress if the current year record can be matched to a previous year record. This field will be blank if a match was not made.

0 = The student’s composite rating is lower or the same as the previous year’s composite rating*
1 = The student’s composite rating is one level higher than the previous year’s composite rating*
2 = The student’s composite rating is two levels higher than the previous year’s composite rating
3 = The student’s composite rating is three levels higher than the previous year’s composite rating

* The yearly progress indicator is set to 1 if a student is advanced high in the current and previous year
Data Source: 2016 TEA Released Data File Format Manual

Updated on 11/04/2021

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