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TEA Statement about STAAR testing for Spring 2020

Because of the COVID19 National Emergency, TEA announced yesterday March 16th that there will be NO STAAR TESTING for the Spring 2020. TEA will not be adminstering the STAAR.  Local Districts can perform an end of the year assessment according to specific factors concerning length of time out of school and TEKS not covered.  OISD will not make a decision concerning end of year assessments at this time.  


Everything listed below is not for Spring 2020.

Everything there is to know about your child’s Standardized grade-level exam in the State of Texas is right here at

The State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) is required by all Texas students.  Learn more by logging in above.  For more information, contact Mrs. Jackson or your principal Mrs. Bundrick. 


6th graders will take the STAAR tests including Reading and Math

7th graders will take the STAAR tests of Reading, Math, and Writing

8th graders will take the STAAR tests including Reading, Math, Science, and Social Studies  < < <  Must pass the Reading and                 Math tests to be promoted to 9th grade.

High School ‘5 STAARS’ include Algebra I, US History, Biology, English I and English II

Texas High School Graduation Plan > > > Foundation High School Plan began in 2014-15 for incoming 9th graders.  

Click here for the Graduation Toolkit for parents and students.  


Overton is now a certified TSI Testing Center.  For more information on this college entrance test please refer to the ‘College Prep Information’ Page. 

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