Category Archives: Assessment

Out of District/School Registration

Students who are Out of District (OOD) or Out of School (OOS) who wish to take a STAAR EOC during the April or May administration window must register for the assessment using the form located at https://texastests.com/forms/student-reg-eoc/.  A directory of campuses … Continue reading

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2018-19 Interim Assessments Opportunity 2

The 2018-19 Interim Assessments are a free, optional tool available to districts from TEA.  The recommended window for Administration Opportunity 2 is the month of February, but the window will remain open through March 29, 2019.  Districts can choose the … Continue reading

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Requests for TAKS Results

Based on legislation passed in 2017, TEA no longer administers the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS). Districts and former TAKS examinees are encouraged to maintain state test results. However, if test results for a former TAKS examinee cannot … Continue reading

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Interim Assessment Data Files

Based on feedback received from interim assessment users and educators, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) will provide student-level data files for the 2018–2019 STAAR Interim Assessments on a weekly basis beginning December 20, 2018. These are the same student-level data … Continue reading

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2019 TELPAS Alternate

TELPAS Alternate Student Registration Window Districts are required to import a student registration file containing all students who will participate in the 2019 TELPAS Alternate administration. The window to import student registration files to the Assessment Management System opens January … Continue reading

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2019 TELPAS

TELPAS Online Training Center The TELPAS Online Training Center will be available beginning January 14, 2019, at http://www.TexasAssessment.com/TELPASTrainingCenter. Individuals who need to use this website to access the required online basic training course and calibration activities, as well as the … Continue reading

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2019-20 and 2020-21 Testing Calendars

From TEA 12/13/18: The purpose of this email is to notify districts of updates to the 2019–2020 and 2020–2021 Student Assessment Testing Calendars. In response to feedback we received from districts and the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) Superintendent … Continue reading

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TELPAS Alternate

Highlights from the 12/12/18 TELPAS Alternate TETN: No PowerPoint was presented, instead the TETN consisted of a tour of the new TELPAS Alt webpage https://tea.texas.gov/student.assessment/telpasalt/ and some Q&A To access the page, start at the TEA homepage https://tea.texas.gov/Home/, hover over … Continue reading

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STAAR Update

Medical Exceptions for STAAR With the implementation of the new accountability system in 2018, TEA has developed a new process for indicating a medical exemption from the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®). A student must be absent … Continue reading

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Assessments for Students with Disabilities

New STAAR Alternate 2 Participation Requirements There are new participation requirements for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) Alternate 2. Please share this information with special education personnel. In response to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), … Continue reading

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