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State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR)

What is STAAR?
 
The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR, replaced the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) program in spring 2012. The STAAR test will include annual assessments for:
 
 
  • Grade 3 - Mathematics and Reading  
  • Grade 4 - Mathematics, Reading, and Writing
  • Grade 5 - Mathematics, Reading, and Science
  • Grade 6 - Mathematics and Reading
  • Grade 7 - Mathematics, Reading, and Writing
  • Grade 8 - Mathematics, Reading, Science, Social Studies
  • End-of-Course (EOC) assessment for English I, English II, Algebra I, Biology and U.S. History.
 
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The Testing Calendar is for your reference.