Testing Assessment Information - STAAR

State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness
(STAAR)

The STAAR program encompasses STAAR, STAAR Spanish and STAAR Alternate 2. STAAR
focuses on increasing postsecondary readiness of graduating high school students and helps
to ensure that Texas students are competitive with other students both nationally and
internationally.

  • STAAR grades 3–8 includes assessments of writing, reading, mathematics, science, and
    social studies. STAAR EOC assessments are available for Algebra I, Biology, English I,
    English II, and U.S. history.
  • STAAR Spanish is available in grades 3–5 for each subject area assessed when Spanish
    provides the most appropriate measure of academic achievement.

STAAR Program Information

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