The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR™) is a series of state-mandated standardized tests used in Texas public primary and secondary schools (grades 3-8) to assess a student's achievements and knowledge learned in the grade level. 

Tested subjects and dates, along with parent resources and information are listed below.

Jr. High Tested Subjects

7th Grade Reading Math Writing  
8th Grade Reading Math Science Social Studies


2016-17 Testing Dates

Subject 7th Grade 8th Grade
Reading May 9 March 29
Math May 8 March 28
Writing March 28 N/A
Science N/A May 10
Social Studies N/A May 11


STAAR Retest Dates (8th Gr. Only)

Reading Math
May 9 May 8
June 21 June 20


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