ASSESSMENT PROGRAMS

A calendar of state assessments is adopted yearly for all Texas students by the Texas Education Agency.

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2015-2016 State Assessment Calendar

2016-2017 State Assessment Calendar



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 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®)

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STAAR® Parent Resources
STAAR® Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 
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Credit by Exam without prior instruction for Elementary, Intermediate, and High School students

Elementary and Intermediate students may accelerate an entire grade level or one core course by taking Credit by Exam
without prior instruction/Exam for Acceleration (CBE/EA) and scoring 80 on the required assessment(s). Kindergarten and
Grade 1 students must meet the state enrollment requirements before registering for Credit by Exam/Exam for Acceleration.
Parents interested in this program can review the frequently asked questions document below or contact their school counselor
for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions for Elementary and Intermediate Courses

 CBE without prior instruction registration form for Elementary and Intermediate Courses

Test Administrations and Registration Deadlines:
 November Administration deadline September 23, 2016
 February Administration deadline December 16, 2016
 May/June Administration deadline April 7, 2017
 July/August Administration deadline June 2, 2017


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High School Credit Courses  Students may earn credit for high school courses by scoring an 80 or above on a Credit by Exam (CBE). Students must not have prior instruction in the course they are attempting. Credit will be awarded for core high school courses after the student has successfully completed both semester exams. Parents interested in this program can review the frequently asked questions document below or contact their school counselor for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions for High School Credit Courses 
      

 CBE without prior instruction registration form for High School Credit Courses
  
Test Dates and Registration Deadlines:
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 deadline 8/31/2016
Tuesday, November 15, 2016  deadline 10/07/2016
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 deadline 01/06/2017
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 deadline 03/24/2017


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College Readiness Assessment



Students in grades 8, 10, and 11 take the PSAT in October. The PSAT is a predictor of a student's score on the SAT.
Students may use the results of the PSAT to identify strengths and weaknesses in preparation for a higher score in the SAT. 

PSAT is available to homeschooled students and will be administered on October 19, 2016. For more information, contact the Assessment Assistant Principal at the campus closest to you to register by October 1, 2016.


More information about PSAT may be found at:    

http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html



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All current Juniors will take the SAT with essay exam; a globally recognized college admissions test, on March 1, 2017.

Visit the SAT CollegeBoard website


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Students are encouraged to take either the ACT or the SAT (or both) during the spring of their Junior year or the fall of their Senior year. These tests, given on selected Saturdays, have a registration deadline and fee.

  For ACT registrationhttp://www.act.org/

 For SAT registration:  https://www.collegeboard.com/

For free access to online SAT-ACT test preparation: http://www.collegefortexans.com/


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For More Information:

Ms. Nancy Webster  
Director for Assessment and Accountability
832.249.4335
nwebster1@kleinisd.net

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