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Testing (State and National Assessments)

  • 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

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