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Results Driven Accountability (RDA)


The RDA is a local education agency (LEA) level, data-driven monitoring system developed and implemented annually by the Division of Review and Support in coordination with other departments within the Texas Education Agency (TEA).

Guiding Principles:

Principle 1: Partnership and transparency with stakeholders

Principle 2: Drives Improved Results and High Expectations

Principle 3: Protects Children and Families

Principle 4: Differentiated Incentives and Supports to LEAs

Principle 5: Responsive to Needs

Program Areas:

  • Bilingual Education, English as a Second Language, and Emergent Bilingual (BE/ESL/EB)
  • Other Special Populations (OSP)
  • Special Education (SPED)


  • Domain I captures indicators of Academic Achievement
  • Domain II captures indicators of Post-Secondary Readiness
  • Domain III captures indicators of Disproportionate Analysis