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 www.texasassessment.com (opens in a new window).

  • Assessment & Accountability

Assessment & 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...

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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2019–20 Substitute Assessments Changes

In past years, students who performed at a qualifying level on their PSAT, SAT, ACT, etc. were allowed to use this score to substitute for one or more of their STAAR End of Course (EOC) exams. Per the U.S. Dept. of Education,...

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Assessment & 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...

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  • Tickets available for live performance, Festival of Bands 2021 September 21, 2021
    Leander ISD is presenting the Festival of Bands on Monday, Sept 27, featuring performances from Cedar Park, Glenn, Leander, Rouse, Vandegrift, and Vista Ridge High Schools, along with all feeder middle schools. Performances will take place at Gupton Stadium, 200 Gupton Way, Cedar Park 78613 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available online at http://leanderisdfinearts.ludus.com/.* *Admission […]
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