Assessment Overview

  • Mission Statement: The Department of Assessment offers students the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills through learning and assessment opportunities and provides information valued by students, teachers, parents, and communities.

     

    STAAR - State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness
    The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR - pronounced "star") replaced the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) in the 2011-2012 school year.  The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) includes annual assessments for:

    • Reading and Mathematics, grades 3–8
    • Writing at grades 4 and 7
    • Science at grades 5 and 8
    • Social studies at grade 8
    • End-of-Course (EOC) assessments for- English I, English II, Algebra I, Biology and U.S History

     

Contact

  • Melinda Woods

    District Assessment Coordinator

    melinda.woods@decaturisd.us

    940-393-7115