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:
05/08/18 Student Assessment May 2018 Newsletter
04/06/18 Student Assessment April 2018 Newsletter
04/05/18 Medical Exemptions for STAAR (PDF)
04/05/18 Transcribing Student Responses for STAAR (PDF)
10/09/17 Student Assessment Newsletter (external)
05/01/17 Interim Assessments
11/29/16 Reduced STAAR Test Blueprints (PPT)
11/29/16 Reduced STAAR Test Blueprints (PDF)
08/15/16 2016 STAAR Released Test Questions
06/10/16 House Bill 1164 Writing Assessment Program Pilot Study for the 2016-2018
06/10/16 Request for Applications to Participate in the 2016-2018 Writing Pilot Program
Pursuant to House Bill (HB) 1164, 2015 Texas Legislature, this is to notify education
service centers (ESCs) and Texas school districts that the Texas Education Agency
is now accepting applications by ESCs for the writing pilot study program.
Applications are due no later than July 11, 2016.
05/06/16 Texas Notification of Intent to Request Waiver From Assessing Speaking & Listening
in ELA Assessments