The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) program, which was implemented in spring 2012, includes annual assessments for
Beginning in spring 2016, STAAR English III and Algebra II will be available for districts to administer as optional assessments.
To assist districts with the task of helping parents understand their child's TELPAS test results, the Student Assessment Division has developed a PDF brochure entitled "Understanding the Confidential Student Report - A Guide for Parents." This brochure has three purposes:
Beginning with the 2017–2018 school year, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) assessments will no longer be administered. Students for whom TAKS is a graduation requirement, including former TAAS and TEAMS examinees, may pursue the following options to receive a Texas high school diploma.