Testing Calendar

ASSESSMENT PROGRAMS

A calendar of state assessments is adopted yearly for all Texas students by the Texas Education Agency.

Testing
2016-2017 State Assessment Calendar

2017-2018 State Assessment Calendar


 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®)

 

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STAAR® Parent Resources
STAAR® Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 


Credit by Exam without prior instruction for Elementary, Intermediate, and High School students

 

Elementary and Intermediate students may accelerate an entire grade level or one core course by taking Credit by Exam
without prior instruction/Exam for Acceleration (CBE/EA) and scoring 80 on the required assessment(s). Kindergarten and
Grade 1 students must meet the state enrollment requirements before registering for Credit by Exam/Exam for Acceleration.
Parents interested in this program can review the frequently asked questions document below or contact their school counselor
for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions for Elementary and Intermediate Courses

Register 

CBE without prior instruction registration form for Elementary and Intermediate Courses


Test Administrations and Registration Deadlines:
October Administration - Deadline to register is September 14, 2017
February Administration - Deadline to register is December 14, 2017
May/June Administration - Deadline to register is Apri 19, 2018
July/August Administration - Deadline to register is May 31, 2018



High School Credit Courses Students may earn credit for high school courses by scoring an 80 or above on a Credit by Exam (CBE). Students must not have prior instruction in the course they are attempting. Credit will be awarded for core high school courses after the student has successfully completed both semester exams. Parents interested in this program can review the frequently asked questions document below or contact their school counselor for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions for High School Credit Courses 

Register Star 

CBE without prior instruction registration form for High School Credit Courses

Test Dates and Registration Deadlines:
September 27, 2017 - Deadline to register is September 12, 2017
November 29, 2017 - Deadline to register is October 26, 2017
February 21, 2017 - Deadline to register is January 25, 2018
April 25, 2018 - Deadline to register iis March 27, 2018



College Readiness Assessment

 

PSAT
Students in grades 8, 10, and 11 take the PSAT in October. The PSAT is a predictor of a student's score on the SAT.
Students may use the results of the PSAT to identify strengths and weaknesses in preparation for a higher score in the SAT. 

PSAT is available to homeschooled students and will be administered on October 19, 2016. For more information, contact the Assessment Assistant Principal at the campus closest to you to register by October 1, 2016.

More information about PSAT may be found at:

http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html



TAKE THE SAT


All current Juniors will take the SAT with essay exam; a globally recognized college admissions test, on March 1, 2017.

Visit the SAT CollegeBoard website


Students are encouraged to take either the ACT or the SAT (or both) during the spring of their Junior year or the fall of their Senior year. These tests, given on selected Saturdays, have a registration deadline and fee.

  ACTFor ACT registration: http://www.act.org/

  SAT
For SAT registration: http://www.collegeboard.com/

For free access to online SAT-ACT test preparation: http://www.collegefortexans.com/


For More Information:

Ms. Nancy Webster
Director for Assessment and Accountability
832.249.4335
nwebster1@kleinisd.net

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