ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TESTS

  • STAAR will include the following elementary school assessments:

    • 3rd grade Mathematics and Reading 
    • 4th grade Mathematics, Reading and Writing
    • 5th grade Mathematics, Reading and Science
     
    Time Limits:

    TEA established a four (4) hour time limit for the STAAR grades 3-8 assessments. TEA notes that a four-hour time limit should provide sufficient time for the majority of students to complete the test. Extra time may be offered to students who meet specific eligibility criteria. 

     

    STAAR™ Performance Standards

    Students will score in one of the four categories below:

    • Masters Grade Level
    • Meets Grade Level
    • Approaches Grade Level
    • Does Not Meet Grade Level

    Click to view the TEA website STAAR Performance Standards  

     

    SSI (Student Success Initiative)

    How does STAAR™ affect promotion to the next grade level?   

    Click to view the TEA website Student Success Initiative