How to Help My Child Prepare

A Parent’s Checklist

As a parent, your goal is to help your child succeed in life. Here’s what you can do to help them do well in school and on the STAAR test:

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Review Your Child’s STAAR Report Card

See how your child did this year as well as his or her STAAR score history. You can see how they are progressing and help them do their best.

Go to Student Portal

Tools and Resources to Help Your Child Get Ready

STAAR Released Test Questions

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) releases two types of test questions for the STAAR program — sample questions and test forms.

  • Sample test questions are small subsets of test questions released from the STAAR test banks. These test questions may have been previously administered.
  • A test form is a set of released test questions previously administered together to Texas students, which reflects the STAAR test blueprints.

Review Available Test Questions

Tutorials and Practice Tests

STAAR online tutorials, practice tests, and operational assessments are available through the STAAR Online Testing Platform. The tutorials and practice tests are available to help students familiarize themselves with the online testing environment and embedded tools. Any students taking an online test are strongly encouraged to complete the tutorials and practice tests prior to taking the assessment.

The STAAR Online Testing Platform operates through a secure browser that must be installed on a desktop or tablet to access the tutorials.

Go to the Secure STAAR Online Testing Platform

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Texas Education on iTunes U

Texas Education on iTunes U provides students and parents in Texas and around the world free digital content and resources in support of learning.

Go to Texas Education on iTunes U