State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR)
STAAR Replaced TAKS in 2011-2012
The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) replaced the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) starting in the 2011-2012 school year. STAAR includes more difficult testing and requires a higher level of student performance. STAAR is designed to measure a student’s college and career readiness, starting in elementary school.
|STAAR Resources for Parents|
|The following guides are resources for parents to learn more about the STAAR assessments. Each guide contains information relevant to elementary, middle or high school.
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Dr. Karen Raney
Director of Assessment and Accountability