About TSDS

About TSDStsds_aboutpage_colored_pencils_imageAbout the Texas Student Data SystemThe Texas Student Data System (TSDS) is a suite of applications that will improve education data collection in the state of Texas, and equip educators with timely, actionable, and historical student data.

Welcome to TSDS

The Texas Student Data System (TSDS) is a statewide system for collecting and reporting education data for publicly funded schools in the State of Texas. Replacing and expanding on the existing legacy system,TSDS offers an easier way to collect and manage data – saving schools time and money, while empowering educators with more valuable data to provide students a brighter future.

This website is the central repository for information about TSDS for all audiences--teachers, local education agencies (LEAsschool districts and charter schools), parents, and anyone else with an interest.

This About section is a good place to start learning about TSDS.  It includes:

In addition, technical staff from LEAs and vendors will find the Technical Resources section useful, while researchers and the press should explore the News & FAQs section.