AUSTIN (KXAN) – The Texas Education Agency said Monday its report ranking the financial health of public school districts and charter schools in the state gave most systems a top grade.

TEA said school systems are assigned a letter grade and a matching financial management rating.

They are A for Superior Achievement, B for Above Standard Achievement, C for Meets Standard Achievement and F for Substandard Achievement.

According to the TEA, 88% of the 1,192 school systems rated A, 7% rated B, 5% rated C and 1% rated F.  

All districts in the Austin area were rated A. Here is a list of school district FIRST ratings, and here is a list of charter FIRST ratings.

According to the TEA website, the agency released preliminary 2022-23 FIRST ratings on Aug. 7.

The TEA said the 77th Texas Legislature established FIRST in 2001.