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TEA has developed the STAAR Alternate 2
assessment to meet the federal requirements mandated under the
Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), a federal education law
previously known as No Child Left Behind. TEA designed the STAAR
Alternate 2 to assess students in grades 3–8 and high school who have
significant cognitive disabilities and are receiving special education
STAAR Alternate 2 Information
The following links contain STAAR Alternate 2 resources.
Use the links below to access the document in English or Spanish:
STAAR Alternate 2 Test Administration Manual
Click the link to access the STAAR Alternate 2 Test Administration Manual (PDF).
Use this link to access information about Allowable Accommodations for STAAR Alternate 2 (PDF).
Medical Exception Eligibility Requirements
Use this link to access the STAAR Alternate 2 Medical Exception Eligibility Requirements (PDF).
No Authentic Academic Response (NAAR) Eligibility Requirements
Use this link to access the STAAR Alternate 2 No Authentic Academic Response (NAAR) Eligibility Requirements (PDF).
Sample Test Questions
Use this link to access Sample Test Questions.
Texas Education Telecommunications Network
Choose a link below to access the Fall 2014 TETN in a specific file format:
You can use the link to access the Spring 2015-2016 Essence Statements.
You can use the links to access information on TEKS Curriculum Frameworks and TEKS Vertical Alignments.
View archived STAAR Alternate files no longer in use.