Student Assessment Division

The Student Assessment Division manages and oversees the development, administration, scoring, and analysis of the Texas assessment program, which includes the following assessments:


Student Assessment Resources

Each link below opens a webpage with useful Student Assessment resources:


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What's New in Student Assessment

Use the links below to navigate to webpages with recently updated information and documents:

03/20/15     Posting of the Approved 2015–2016 Testing Calendar
03/20/15     Approved 2015–2016 Testing Calendar 
03/04/15     2016 Spring STAAR Alternate 2 Essence Statements
02/25/15     2014-2015 Student Success Initiative Manual (PDF)
02/09/15     STAAR Frequently Asked Questions (external site)
12/12/14     Updated 2014-2015 Testing Calendar
12/04/14     STAAR Grade 4 Writing Test Design (English and Spanish) (PDF)
11/20/14     October 2014 TAKS Raw Score Conversion Tables
11/17/14     April 2014 Personal Narrative Scoring Guide (PDF)
11/17/14     April 2014 Expository Scoring Guide (PDF)
08/28/14     Revised Grade 7 Writing Test Design Schematic (PDF)
08/28/14     Revised English I Test Design Schematic (PDF)
08/28/14     Revised English II Test Design Schematic (PDF)
06/13/14     2015 Special Education Assessment Updates (PPT)
06/13/14     2015 Special Education Assessment Updates (PDF)