The Texas High Performance Schools Consortium (THPSC) is a group of 22 school districts empowered by the Texas Legislature to improve student learning in the state through the development of innovative, next-generation learning standards and assessment and accountability systems, including standards and systems relating to career and college readiness.
About the THPSC
Learn more about the history of the THPSC and its role in Mission: School Transformation.
  • Students should be given the power to innovate and create.
  • Teachers should be given the opportunity to use instructional strategies (including assessments) that bring relevance to classrooms.
  • School districts have a moral imperative to develop good citizens who are prepared to succeed in postsecondary education and the workforce.
The THPSC is working toward a future in which the Texas public education system is built around:

  • Dynamic, rigorous curriculum standards in all content areas
  • A variety of assessment alternatives that are not limited to paper and pencil tests
  • Technology that is integrated into student learning
  • Learning that is relevant and responsive to student interests
  • Local community involvement in determining the factors that best measure school accountability in that community
  • A variety of pathways to graduation

The THPSC believes that such a system will prepare students for post-secondary education, the workforce, and productive citizenship.

Reports to the Legislature
Consortium Associates
In 2013, the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium invited other Texas school districts engaged in transformation work to join Mission: School Transformation as Consortium Associates so that more data on the efficacy of transformation initiatives could be collected to inform the Legislature and other stakeholders.

Consortium Associates benefit from sharing ideas, resources, and results with Consortium districts and have access to TASA’s school transformation services and resources, including in-district support, opportunities to engage with national leaders in educational innovation, and research on key transformation initiatives.

Consortium Associates are expected to share a commitment to the principles and premises outlined in Creating a New Vision for Public Education in Texas and engage as a contributing partner with Consortium members and other districts in the ongoing transformation work.


District Region
Alamo Heights ISD 20
Alvin ISD 4
Amarillo ISD 16
Austin ISD 13
Bastrop ISD 13
Beeville ISD 2
Big Sandy ISD 6
Bloomington ISD 3
Blue Ridge ISD 10
Bryan ISD
Bullard ISD 7
Callisburg ISD 11
Channing ISD 16
Chapel Hill ISD 7
Chapel Hill ISD 8
Commerce ISD 10
Corsicana ISD 12
DeKalb ISD 8
Denton ISD 11
Devine ISD 20
Diboll ISD 7
Dripping Springs ISD 13
El Paso ISD 19
Falls City ISD 3
Fort Elliott CISD 16
Friendswood ISD 4
Frisco ISD 10
Georgetown ISD 13
Godley ISD 11
Goliad ISD 3
Goodrich ISD 6
Graford ISD 11
Graham ISD 9
Grand Prairie ISD 10
Granger ISD 13
Greenville ISD 10
Groesbeck ISD 12
Harleton ISD 7
Harmony ISD 7
Hays CISD 13
Hereford ISD 16
Hillsboro ISD 12
Hudson ISD 7
Huffman ISD 4
Humble ISD 4
Huntsville ISD 6
Hutto ISD 13
Jayton-Girard ISD 17
Karnes City ISD 3
La Villa ISD 1
Latexo ISD 6
Leander ISD 13
Little Elm ISD 11
Livingston ISD 6
London ISD 2
Lufkin ISD 7
Lytle ISD 20
Mesquite ISD 10
Miami ISD 16
Midway ISD 12
Millsap ISD 11
Mission CISD 1
Montgomery ISD 6
Nacogdoches ISD 7
Navasota ISD 6
New Braunfels ISD 13
New Caney ISD 6
New Diana ISD 7
O’Donnell ISD 17
Pine Tree ISD 7
Royse City ISD 10
San Angelo ISD 15
San Marcos CISD 13
Santa Fe ISD 4
Splendora ISD 6
Stephenville ISD 11
Sunnyvale ISD 10
Trinity ISD 6
Vidor ISD 5
Waxahachie ISD 10
West ISD 12
Willis ISD 6
Wilson ISD 17
Woodville ISD 5


“The Consortium’s mission to improve student learning with a focus on digital learning environments, to teach students to truly understand and apply meaningful content, rather than memorize information to pass a test, and to assess students in more authentic ways will continue to be at the heart of a new system that is necessary to prepare our students for success in this ever-changing world.”
-Texas High Performance Schools Consortium

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