Getting Started with the Apples2Apples Comparison Tool

The Apples2Apples comparison tool is a database application that lets you easily find and compare financial information for Texas school districts and campuses. The tutorials will guide you through common Apples2Apples tasks, and help you become more familiar with the Apples2Apples comparison tool's workspace and features.

Note: The district and campus search pages and profiles all work the same way. To keep things simple, we will focus the instructions on districts, but they generally apply to campuses too.

A Note About System Requirements

Before you get started, determine whether your Web browser is capable of running the Apples2Apples comparison tool.

Apples2Apples is compatible with the following Web browsers:

In addition, JavaScript and cookies must be enabled in your browser for Apples2Apples to work properly.

The Workspace


the desktop workspace

The Apples2Apples interface is designed to help you easily navigate and interact with the workspace.