Student Assessment Correspondence with Districts 2015-2016

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Below are letters and broadcast emails sent to all districts regarding the Texas Assessment Program. To view the correspondence for another school year, visit the Correspondence with Districts webpage

Most of the links below open Portable Document Format (PDF) files.  For the files not in PDF, see the file type indicated in parentheses next to the file name.

Date Subject
04/28/16 Recording Time-to-Test: Revised Appendices Now Available
02/12/16 2016 STAAR Test Administrator Manuals
02/12/16 Clarification of Information Provided in the 2016 DCCM  
01/29/16 2016 STAAR Online Tutorials and Practice Tests Announcement  
12/15/15 2016 District and Campus Coordinator Manual and 2016 Calendar of Events
11/18/15 Posting of the Approved 2016–2017 Student Assessment Testing Calendar
11/05/15 December 2015 District and Campus Coordinator Manual Supplement
10/13/15 Development of the 2016–2017 Student Assessment Testing Calendar
10/06/15 TELPAS Calibration Monitored Setting Guidance
10/05/15 STAAR Grades 4 and 7 Writing Updated Blueprints, Assessed Curriculum Documents, Test Design Schematics, and Performance Level Descriptors
09/21/15 Update to the 2015–2016 Testing Calendar
09/04/15 Important Changes to the Texas Assessment Program for the 2015–2016 School Year 
08/20/15 TETN Presentation–Implementation of New Assessment Contracts
08/20/15 Updates to the 2015–2016 Testing Calendar
Contact Information

For additional information, contact:

Student Assessment Division
1701 North Congress Avenue, Room 3-122A
Austin, Texas 78701 
(512) 463-9536
student.assessment@tea.texas.gov