Category: Assessment & Accountability

Assessment and Accountability

The Assessment and Accountability department serves in various capacities for the district, facilitating all state assessment processes including STAAR (all versions), TAKS and TELPAS; collecting, analyzing and reporting a variety of data for district and campus leadership that support and guide district and campus planning; and monitoring compliance with state and federal accountability and reports accountability results.

Parent resources regarding state assessment may be viewed at (opens in a new window).

  • Assessment & Accountability

The State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) program includes the following tests:

  • Reading: Grades 3-8
  • Writing: Grades 4 and 7
  • Mathematics: Grades 3-8
  • Science: Grades 5 and 8
  • Social Studies: Grade 8
  • High School End-of-Course (EOC) exams: English I, English II, Algebra I, Biology and U.S. History

Student Test Results: How to Access the STAAR Student Report CardUnderstanding Student Test Results: Explanation of the STAAR Report Card

2019-20 LISD State Testing Calendars

Elementary School(opens in a new window)Middle SchoolHigh Schoo (opens in a new window)lTEA State Testing Calendars(opens in a new window)

More information about STAAR

The Student Success Initiative (SSI) purpose is to ensure that every student makes the academic progress necessary to show a sufficient understanding of the knowledge and skills taught and tested at each grade level.

The SSI requires that grade 5 and grade 8 students meet the passing standards on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) tests in mathematics and reading before they can be promoted to the next grade.

Parent Guide for Grades 5 and 8: English (opens in a new window)Spanish(opens in a new window)

More information about Student Success Initiative

STAAR Information

Overview What scores are needed to pass STAAR EOC exams? The Texas Education Agency (TEA) identifies four performance categories: Masters Grade Level: Performance at this level indicates that a student shows mastery of the...

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Substitute Assessments Facts

If a student is currently enrolled in one or more of the following courses: Algebra I, English I, English II, Biology, and US History, the student is REQUIRED to take the corresponding STAAR EOC exam. This decision was made by...

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Assessment & Accountability

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – TX Academic Performance ReportNotice is hereby given that the Board of Trustees of the Leander Independent School District will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, February 15, 2024. Read more...

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Community-Based Accountability System (CBAS)

A Community-Based Accountability System (CBAS) empowers our #1LISD community, students, parents, and educators to design their own assessment and accountability systems. Developed from community input, it’s part of our five-year Strategic Plan, outlining goals and strategies measured by CBAS.

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