State Required Assessments

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.

Please visit this site for more detailed information:  STAAR