Texas

Secondary CTE Enrollment

Public High Schools
1,613
Public High School Enrollment
1,574,353
High School CTE Concentrators
826,768
Total Secondary CTE Enrollment
1,619,219
Secondary CTE Enrollment by Race
Secondary CTE Enrollment by Gender

Postsecondary CTE Enrollment

Public Community Colleges
62
Public Community Colleges Enrollment (full & part-time)
947,407
Postsecondary CTE Concentrators
150,772
Total Postsecondary CTE Enrollment
188,561
Postsecondary CTE Enrollment by Race
Postsecondary CTE Enrollment by Gender

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Fast Facts

CTE Secondary Concentrators
  • Graduation Rate
  • Go on to Postsecondary Education
CTE Postsecondary Concentrators
  • Earn a Postsecondary Credential, Certificate, or Diploma
  • Placed in Employment, Military Service or Apprenticeships Within Six Months
Associates Degrees & Certificates
162,854
Associate Degrees and Certificates Awarded
43.0%
of All Degrees and Certificates Awarded Statewide

State CTE Director

Marcette Kilgore
State CTE Director
Texas Education Agency
1701 N. Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701

Resources

Perkins Data

Perkins Eligible Agency
Texas Education Agency
Funding for FY21
FY21
$118,724,955
Percentage of Funding Directed to:
Secondary
Postsecondary
Combined State Plan with Perkins and WIOA
No
Ways the Secondary CTE, Postsecondary CTE and Workforce Systems Collaborate
  • Through statewide advisory committees/boards
  • Shared definitions of “high skill, high-wage, in-demand”
  • Offering joint professional development
  • Aligned process for selecting industry-recognized credentials
  • Workforce system has input into programs of study
Is the State Using the Reserve Fund?
Yes
Percent of Funds Being Reserved in Total
15.0%
Percent of Leadership Funds the State Set Aside for State Correctional Institution
1.5%
Amount of Leadership Funds the State Set Aside to Prepare Students for Non-Traditional Careers
$60,000
Middle Grades That are Eligible for Perkins V Funding
5-8
Secondary Program Quality Indicator(s)
Program Completion
Postsecondary-Recognized Credentials

Postsecondary Goals

Statewide Postsecondary Attainment Goal
60% Attainment for ages 25-34 by 2030
Statewide Postsecondary Attainment Progress
47.9%

ESSA Metrics

ESSA School Quality and Student Success Indicators

Texas’ College, Career and Military Readiness indicator includes students who:

  • Meet Texas Success Initiative benchmarks in reading and math;
  • Meet performance benchmarks on the AP exam;
  • Earn dual credit;
  • Enlist in the military;
  • Earn industry certification;
  • Are admitted into postsecondary programs;
  • Complete a college prep course;
  • Demonstrate preparation to enroll without remediation in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program;
  • Complete an OnRamps dual enrollment course; or
  • Earn an associate’s degree in high school.