State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR)
The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), comprise the state-mandated curriculum guidelines that establish what every student, from elementary school through high school, should know and be able to do. They were developed to comply with §28.002(c) and (d) of the Texas Education Code.
What is STAAR?
Do all kids take STAAR?
The STAAR program includes annual assessments for
- Reading and Mathematics, grades 3–8
- Science at grades 5 and 8
- Social Studies at grade 8
- End-of-course (EOC) assessments for English I, English II, Algebra I, Biology, and U.S History.