End of Course Assessment vs. Multiple Course Testing
Deeper Comprehension and Complexity
STAAR is the current Texas testing program for students in grades 3 through 12, designed to assess progress and to make sure youngsters are on track for graduation and/or college and careers.
On this site you’ll find updated information for elementary,middle school and high school families about requirements, dates for tests and re-tests, and any changes to the program.You’ll also find FAQs, details about what’s being tested, and information about how the exams impact a student’s promotion to the next grade level.Still have questions? Check back from time to time for updates. The state legislature, through House Bill 5, made significant changes to STAAR in 2013, and it’s possible there may still more adjustments.