STAAR


STAAR - State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness


The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR - pronounced "star") replaced the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) staring in the 2011-2012 school year.   
The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) includes annual assessments for:

  • ·        Reading and Mathematics, grades 3–8
  • ·        Writing at grades 4 and 7
  • ·        Science at grades 5 and 8
  • ·        Social studies at grade 8
  • ·        End-of-Course (EOC) assessments for- English I, English II, Algebra I, Biology and U.S History.



Student Success Initiative (SSI)

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Resources

Parent Brochure - Understanding Student STAAR Report (English)
Parent Brochure - Understanding Student STAAR Report  (Spanish)
Assessment Calendar
Texas Education Agency - STAAR
Frequently Asked Questions


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