• State of Texas Assessments of Acadamic Readiness/End of Course

    General STAAR/EOC Information

    The STAAR program for grades 3-8 assesses students in reading, mathematics, writing, science, and social studies.  Students taking certain high school courses are assessed through STAAR end-of-course (EOC) exams in Algebra I, Biology, English I, English II, and U.S. History.

    High School - STAAR End-of-Course (EOC)

    • Algebra
    • Biology
    • US History
    • English I
    • English II

    Student Performance

    Scores on STAAR assessments are used to determine levels of performance as follows:

    • Masters: Masters Grade Level - Shows mastery of the course content -- student is on track for college and career readiness.
    • Meets: Meets Grade Level - Shows strong knowledge of course content -- student is prepared to progress to the next grade. 
    • Approaches:Approaches Grade Level - Shows some knowledge of course content but may be missing critical elements -- student may need additional support in the upcoming year. 
    • Did Not Meet: Did Not Meet Grade Level - Shows a lack of basic understanding of course content -- student needs significant support in the coming year. 

    Time Limits

    A four-hour time limit is in place for STAAR assessments for grades 3-8 as well as EOC exams in Algebra I, Biology, and U.S. History.  Students will be allowed five hours to complete EOCs in English I and English II.  Extended time accommodations are available for certain students with unique learning needs.  


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