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STAAR Parent Information

  • In the spring of 2012, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR™) replaced the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS).

    Further information can be found at the TEA website.

    Five (5) end-of-course (EOC) assessments will now be administered to high school students:

    • Algebra I
    • Biology
    • English I
    • English II
    • US History
     
     
    For additional information please contact the HHS Dean of Instruction or any Guidance Counselor.

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    STAAR Testing Dates and Assessment Windows

    for 2019-2020

    (taken from TEA Testing Calendar update 09/30/2019):

    Assessment Window:  December 10-13, 2019 (Retesting)
    English I
    Tuesday, December 10, 2019
     
    English II
    Wednesday, December 12, 2019
     
    Algebra I, Biology, U. S. History*
    *testing dates are to be determined by district/campus within this assessment window
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    Assessment Window: March 30-April 21, 2020:
    English I
    Paper & Online Administration - Tuesday, April 7, 2020
     
    English II 
    Paper & Online Administration - Thursday, April 8, 2020
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    Assessment Window: STAAR Alternate 2 
    March 30-April 21, 2020
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    Assessment Window: May 5-May 15, 2020
    Algebra I, Biology, U. S. History*
    Paper & Online Administration - May 5-8, 2020
    Online Administration - May 12-15, 2020
    *testing dates are to be determined by district/campus within this assessment window
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    STAAR EOC Summer Testing Window June 23-26*, 2020
    Paper & Online Administration
    Algebra I, Biology, U. S. History*
    *testing dates are to be determined by district/campus within this assessment window
     
    English I
    Paper & Onlnie Administration - Tuesday, June 23, 2020
     
    English II
    Paper & Online Administration - Thursday, June 25, 2020