Testing Information

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The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR™)
replaced the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) in Spring 2012.
In grades 3-8, grade-specific (STAAR) assessments are given.
At high school, end-of-course (EOC) assessments are given.

TEA STAAR Student Testing Program Guide
           

Elementary STAAR:

Grade 3:
Mathematics and Reading
Grade 4:
Mathematics, Reading, and Writing
Grade 5:
Mathematics, Reading, and Science

Middle School STAAR:

Grade 6:
Mathematics and Reading
Grade 7:
Mathematics, Reading, and Writing
Grade 8:
Mathematics, Reading, Science, and Social Studies

High School EOC's:

Algebra I, Algebra II
English I, II, III
Biology
U.S. History

Getting Ready for STAAR

We encourage parents and guardians to help their students prepare for the STAAR tests.
Click here for Tips to help get ready for STAAR

Sample STAAR Test Questions

Click here to see sample test questions for Grades 3-8 Assesments.
Click here to see sample test questions for EOC assessments.

Where can I get more information about the STAAR?

The latest information about STAAR is available at:
www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/staar