Test Administration Manuals and Materials

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The test administration manuals and materials page contains links to various materials required by service center, district, and campus personnel to successfully administer state assessments. These include manuals for coordinators, test administrators, and technology staff. Many of these manuals are provided to districts in hard copies. The electronic versions often contain additional features, such as live links to online resources.


The test administration manuals explain the responsibilities of test administrators and testing coordinators. Use the following links to view the manuals for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®), Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS), and Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) assessment programs.