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Resources for Students and Parents

General Resources

The links below contain general information on state assessments:

STAAR Assessment

STAAR is the state's testing program and is based on state curriculum standards in core subjects including reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies.

TELPAS Assessment

 The Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) is an annual assessment for students who have been identified as English learners (ELs). TELPAS assesses English language proficiency in four language domains - listening, speaking, reading, and writing. You can find more information on the TEA TELPAS resources page.

Assessments for Students with Disabilities

The assessments below contain information on special education assessments for students with disabilities. You can find more information at the TEA Assessments for Students with Disabilities page.

STAAR Alternate 2 Assessment

This assessment is for students who have been determined to have a significant cognitive disability and meet the state's participation requirements for STAAR Alternate 2. You can find more information on the TEA STAAR Alternate 2 page.

TELPAS Alternate

An alternate English language proficiency (ELP) assessment for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities who cannot participate in the general ELP assessment, even with allowable accommodations. You can find more information on the TEA TELPAS Alternate resources page.