What are the STAAR End-Of-Course Exams?

    STAAR stands for State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness.  High school students mst take and pass certain required courses and the end-of-course exams for thos ecourses.  The assessments are based on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), the state curriculum standards.  The end-of-course exams are designed to ensure that students are learning the specific course material and are prepared to success in college and/or careers.

    Who is required to take STAAR in High School?

    Students enrolled in the following courses:

    • English I
    • English II
    • Algebra I
    • Biology
    • U.S. History


    Will a student who received special education services take the STAAR?

    The admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee for a student who received special education services will determine whether the student will take STAAR or STAAR Alternative.

    What happens if a student completes the course but does not pass the STAAR EOC Exam?

    If a student passes the course but does not pass the EOC exam, the student will take the test again.

    *Special Education students will have an ARD to determine re-testing if applicable.

    How can I assist my student in preparing for a STAAR assessment?

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    We believe that students are the BOSSes of their scholastic performances.  BOSS stands for Broncos Owning Student Success.  Each academic department provides teacher-lead tutorials for students strugglling in their classes, or who need to prepare for end-of-course exams.   


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