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Katy Independent School District

Research, Assessment, and Accountability

  • Research, Assessment, and Accountability

​​Research, Assessment, and Accountability


The Department of Research, Assessment, and Accountability provides information to inform policy and support high standards to continually improve student achievement and opportunities throughout Katy ISD's PreK-12 education system. The Department believes that students have the right to an education uniquely suited to their needs, interests and abilities. Katy ISD utilizes comprehensive assessment programs, which are an essential part of the total educational program offered to students. The assessment programs include:

  • Career assessment
  • Criterion-referenced testing
  • Norm-referenced testing

The results are used for district and campus improvement planning, professional development, evaluation, identification for special programs, and individual student use. 


The Department supports the District's mission of providing unparalleled learning experiences for all students within a seamless, efficient system, by providing students with the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills through learning and assessment opportunities and research valued by students, teachers, parents, and communities. The Department consistently supports the school improvement efforts through a comprehensive system of data processes. The Department also maintains an accountability system that measures progress toward the following goals:

  • Academic excellence
  • Highest student achievement on state, federal, and national assessments
  • Seamless delivery and maximum access to data
  • Consistent improvement of the educational community
  • High quality with efficient service

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It is the policy of Katy ISD not to discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, religion, color, gender, age, or national origin
in its educational programs and/or activities, including career and technology programs, nor in its employment practices
and to provide equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

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