Financial Management Report (FIRST)
All Texas school districts are required to report the results of the state’s financial accountability system, Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST). The FIRST ratings are based upon the evaluation of 16 criteria. Through the evaluation, FIRST aims to improve the management of school districts' financial resources.Annual FIRST reports prepared by CISD
Each district and campus is assigned a Financial Allocation Study for Texas (FAST) rating of one to five stars, indicating its success in combining cost-effective spending with the achievement of measurable student academic progress. Coppell ISD earned 4.5 out of 5 stars for 2016.