Elementary Snapshot Scaffold Released Tests (IQ) Academic Vocab Student Learning Reports
Kinder Math
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science
Social Studies (NEW)
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies (NEW)
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies (NEW)
Grade 1 Math
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science
Social Studies (NEW)
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies (NEW)
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies (NEW)
Grade 2 Math
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science
Social Studies (NEW)
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies (NEW)
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies (NEW)
Grade 3 Math
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science
Social Studies (NEW)
Math (NEW)
Reading (NEW)
Math
Reading
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies (NEW)
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies (NEW)
Grade 3 (S) Reading Reading Reading
Grade 4 Math
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science
Social Studies (NEW)
Math (NEW)
Reading (NEW)
Math
Reading/Writing
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies (NEW)
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies (NEW)
Grade 4 (S) Reading/Writing Reading/Writing Reading
Grade 5 Math
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science
Social Studies (NEW)
Math (NEW)
Reading (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Math
Reading
Science
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies (NEW)
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies (NEW)
Grade 5 (S) Reading Reading
Science
Reading

Secondary Snapshot Scaffold Released Tests (IQ) Academic Vocab Student Learning Reports
Grade 6 Math
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science
Social Studies (NEW)
Math (NEW)
Reading (NEW)
Math
Reading
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies (NEW)
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies (NEW)
Grade 7 Math
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science
Social Studies (NEW)
Math (NEW)
Reading (NEW)
Math
Reading/Writing
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies (NEW)
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies (NEW)
Grade 8 Math
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science
Social Studies (NEW)
Math (NEW)
Reading (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Math
Reading
Science
Social Studies
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies
Math (NEW)
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science (NEW)
Social Studies (NEW)
High School Math
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Science
Social Studies (NEW)
Alg I (N)   Alg II   Geo
Eng I (N)   Eng II (N)
Bio (N)
WH USH
Alg I
Reading/Writing
Bio
USH
Alg I
Reading/Writing (NEW)
Bio (NEW)
Social Studies
Alg I (N)   Alg II   Geo
Eng I (N)   Eng II (N)   Eng III (N)
Bio (N)  Chem (N)  Phy (N)
WH (N)  USH (N)  WG (N)

 

Note:To get these documents to you quickly, we worked fast. If you find errors, please email info@lead4ward.com.

Old Versions of Math Snapshots

Math Snapshots

quicklook

General

quicklinks
quicklook 2016 Accountability (REV. 06/01/2016)

This quicklook summarizes the 2016 Accountability System for traditional school districts and campuses, based on the Commissioner’s Final Decisions for 2016 Accountability released by TEA on February 11, 2016 and the proposed draft of Chapters 2-9 of the 2016 Accountability Manual, posted by TEA on May 13, 2016

quicklinks
NEW quicklook 2016 Progress Measures – STAAR Progress Measure and ELL Progress Measure

This quicklook summarizes the STAAR Progress Measure and the ELL Progress Measure in a side-by-side format. The tests to which each measure apply are identified, as well as the requirements and methodologies relating to how each measure is determined. Examples are also provided to illustrate how the measures would apply to specific student performances.

quicklinks
NEW quicklook 2016 Accountability – Inclusion of ELL Students in 4 Performance Indexes

This quicklook summarizes the rules relating to the inclusion of assessments taken by ELL students in the 4 Performance Indexes for 2016 Accountability

quicklinks
NEW quicklook 2018 Accountability

This quicklook summarizes the 2018 Accountability System (the A-F ratings system), based on the preliminary information that TEA has released relating to the development of the system as of April 5, 2016

quicklinks
2015-16 School Year Update (REV. 10/12/2015)

This quicklook summarizes key updates relating to assessment and accountability for the 2015-16 School Year (including the new “standard progression” model for increasing the Level II performance standard on STAAR from Level II-Phase 1 to Level II-Final (Recommended) by the 2021-22 school year)

quicklinks
quicklook 2015 Accountability (REV. 07/27/2015)

This quicklook summarizes the 2015 Accountability System for traditional school districts and campuses, and has been revised to include the absolute targets for Index 2 for elementary schools, middle schools, high schools and districts that were released by TEA on July 24, 2015

quicklinks
quicklook Summary of Key Education-Related Bill Passed by 84th Texas Legislature

This quicklook summarizes provisions of key laws passed by the 84th Texas Legislature that are the most relevant to campus and district leaders relating to curriculum, instruction, assessment and accountability

quicklinks
quicklook Senate Bill 149

This quicklook summarizes the provisions of SB 149 (adopted by the 84th Texas Legislature and signed into law by Governor Abbott on May 11, 2015) relating to alternative methods for satisfying certain public high school graduation requirements, including the use of individual graduation committees

quicklinks
2014-15 School Year Update (REV. 09/01/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the 2014-15 School Year updates relating to assessment and curriculum – including the new Phase-In Plan for Level II announced by TEA on August 21, 2014 and important changes to state assessment described in TEA’s letter dated August 29, 2014

quicklinks
quicklook 2014 Accountability (REV 08/31/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the 2014 Accountability System for traditional school districts and campuses, and has been revised to included the absolute targets for Index 2 and Index 3 for elementary schools, middle schools, high schools and districts that were released by TEA on July 28, 2014

Spring 2016

NEW Spring 2016 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-8 and EOCs (REV 05/24/16)

Reports the scale score cutpoints and corresponding raw score conversion cut points for Level II-Phase 1, Level II-2015-16 Standard Progression, Level II-2016-17 Standard Progression, Level II-2017-18 Standard Progression, Level II-Final, and Level III for the Spring 2016 paper administrations (English) of STAAR assessments in Grades 3-8 and EOCs (to be updated with data for all assessments in Grades 3-8 and EOCs as raw score conversion tables for all Spring 2016 assessments are released by TEA).

NEW Level II-Phase-in Performance Standards for EOCs

This document summarizes the scale scores that a student will need to achieve in order to pass EOCs taken by the student based on the school year in which the student takes his/her first EOC.

2016 STAAR Progress Measure Chart

This document summarizes the cutpoints for assigning progress categories for the 2016 STAAR Progress Measure: Did Not Meet Progress, Met Progress and Exceeded Progress.

Fall 2015

Spring 2015 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-8 and EOCs (With Alignment to Scale Score Cut Points for the 2015-16 Standard Progression Phase-In – adopted by final rule effective January 6, 2016)

Reports the scale score cutpoints and corresponding raw score conversion cut points for Level II-Phase 1, Level II-Phase 2, the Standard Progression Phase-In for 2015-16, Level II-Final and Level III for the Spring 2015 STAAR assessments in Grades 3-8 and EOCs. Raw score cutpoints reported for the Standard Progression Scale Score Cutpoints for 2015-16 are approximate equivalents. Each reported raw score represents the minimum raw score that would have equaled or exceeded the 2015-16 Standard Progression Cutpoint had it been in effect in the Spring of 2015.

Spring 2015 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-5 STAAR Spanish (With Alignment to Scale Score Cut Points for the 2015-16 Standard Progression Phase-In – adopted by final rule effective January 6, 2016)

Reports the scale score cutpoints and corresponding raw score conversion cut points for Level II-Phase 1, Level II-Phase 2, the Standard Progression Phase-In for 2015-16, Level II-Final and Level III for the Spring 2015 STAAR Spanish assessments in Grades 3-5 EOCs. Raw score cutpoints reported for the Standard Progression Scale Score Cutpoints for 2015-16 are approximate equivalents. Each reported raw score represents the minimum raw score that would have equaled or exceeded the 2015-16 Standard Progression Scale Score Cutpoint had it been in effect in the Spring of 2015

Spring 2015 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-8 and EOCs (WITH Grades 3-8 Math)

Reports the scale score cutpoints and corresponding raw score conversion cut points for Level II-Phase 1, Level II-Phase 2, Level II-Phase 3, Level II-Final and Level III for the Spring 2015 STAAR assessments in Grades 3-8 and EOCs. Performance Standards and raw score cutpoints for Math in Grades 3-8 are included.

Spring 2015 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-5 STAAR Spanish (WITH Grades 3-5 Math)

Reports the scale score cutpoints and corresponding raw score conversion cut points for Level II-Phase 1, Level II-Phase 2, Level II-Phase 3, Level II-Final and Level III for the Spring 2015 STAAR Spanish assessments in Grades 3-5. Performance Standards and raw score cutpoints for Math in Grades 3-5 are included.

Spring 2015

Spring 2015 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-8 and EOCs (WITHOUT Grades 3-8 Math)

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for Level II-Phase 1, Level II-Phase 2, Level II-Phase 3 and Level II-Final for the Spring 2015 STAAR assessments in Grades 3-8 and EOCs. Performance Standards and raw score cutpoints for Math in Grades 3-8 will be added after TEA has determined Performance Standards for Grades 3-8 Math in the Summer of 2015.

Spring 2015 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-5 STAAR Spanish (WITHOUT Grades 3-5 Math)

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for Level II-Phase 1, Level II-Phase 2, Level II-Phase 3 and Level II-Final for the Spring 2015 STAAR Spanish assessments in Grades 3-5. Performance Standards and raw score cutpoints for Math in Grades 3-5 will be added after TEA has determined Performance Standards for Grades 3-8 Math in the Summer of 2015.

2015 STAAR Progress Measure Chart

This document summarizes the cutpoints for assigning progress categories for the 2015 STAAR Progress Measure: Did Not Meet Progress, Met Progress and Exceeded Progress

Spring 2014

Spring 2014 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-8 and EOCs (Aligned to Scale Score Cutpoints for New Phase-In Schedule – WITHOUT Grades 3-8 Math) (REV. 10/17/2014)

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for Level II-Phase 1 and Level II-Final for the Spring 2014 STAAR assessments in Grades 3-8 and EOCs, together with the approximate raw score cutpoints that would have aligned to the new Level II-Phase 2 and Level II-Phase 3 standards (had those standards been in place in the Spring of 2014). Performance Standards for Math in Grades 3-8 have been removed from the document in light of TEA’s plan to determine NEW Performance Standards for Grades 3-8 Math in the Summer of 2015.

Spring 2014 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-8 and EOCs (Aligned to Scale Score Cutpoints for New Phase-In Schedule) (REV. 10/17/2014)

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for Level II-Phase 1 and Level II-Final for the Spring 2014 STAAR assessments in Grades 3-8 and EOCs, together with the approximate raw score cutpoints that would have aligned to the new Level II-Phase 2 and Level II-Phase 3 standards (had those standards been in place in the Spring of 2014)

Spring 2014 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-8 and EOCs

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2014 STAAR assessments in Grades 3-8 and EOCs

2014 STAAR Progress Measure Chart

This document summarizes the cutpoints for assigning progress categories for STAAR 2014: Did Not Meet Progress, Met Progress and Exceeded Progress

Spring 2013

Spring 2013 Raw Score Conversions EOCs

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2013 STAAR EOC assessments (including the EOCs that have been eliminated by HB 5)

Spring 2013 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-8

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2013 STAAR Grades 3-8 assessments

Spring 2012

Raw Score
Spring 2012 Raw Score Conversion Table for STAAR Grades 3-8

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2012 STAAR Grades 3-8 assessments

Raw Score
Spring 2012 Raw Score Conversion Table for STAAR EOCs

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2012 STAAR EOCs

STAAR EOC Performance Standards

Illustrates the phase-in for the Level II Performance Standards for STAAR EOCs

Testing Accommodations

2016 Calendar Year

quicklinks
Testing Accommodations – 2016 (REV. 02/01/2016)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to the use of accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2016

quicklinks
Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2016 (REV. 02/01/2016)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 1 Accommodations by students with disabilities for state assessments administered in calendar year 2016

quicklinks
Type 2 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2016 (REV. 02/01/2016)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 2 Accommodations by students with disabilities for state assessments administered in calendar year 2016

quicklinks
Allowable Supplemental Aids – 2016 (REV. 02/01/2016)

This quicklook summarizes the examples of allowable and non-allowable supplemental aids provided by TEA in its PowerPoint posted at: TEA Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

quicklinks
Allowable Test Administration Procedures and Materials – 2016 (REV. 02/01/2016)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to Allowable Test Administration Procedures and Materials for STAAR, STAAR Spanish, STAAR L, STAAR A, and TELPAS. The document is posted in Word version to allow users to utilize the resource by documenting the names of students who regularly benefit from the use of these procedures and materials during instruction.

quicklinks
STAAR A – 2016 (REV. 02/01/2016)

STAAR A is an accommodated version of STAAR and is offered as an online assessment in the same grades and subjects as STAAR (other than Algebra II and English III). STAAR A provides embedded supports (including visual aids, graphic organizers, clarifications of construct-irrelevant terms, and text-to-speech functionality) designed to help students with disabilities access the content being assessed. This quicklook summarizes the design of STAAR A and the eligibility requirements for students to be able to participate in the STAAR A in calendar year 2016.

quicklinks
STAAR Alternate 2 – 2016 (REV. 02/01/2016)

STAAR Alternate 2 is the assessment designed by TEA to assess students in grades 3–8 and high school who have significant cognitive disabilities and are receiving special education services. This quicklook summarizes the design of STAAR Alternate 2 and the eligibility requirements for students to be able to participate in the STAAR Alternate 2 in calendar year 2016.

2015 Calendar Year

quicklinks
Testing Accommodations – 2015 (REV. 10/01/2014)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to the use of accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2015

quicklinks
Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2015 (REV. 10/01/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 1 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2015

quicklinks
Type 2 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2015 (REV. 10/01/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 2 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2015

2014 Calendar Year

quicklinks
Testing Accommodations – 2014 (REV. 11/25/2013)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to the use of accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (REV. 1/13/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 1 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
Type 2 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (REV. 1/13/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 2 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
Allowable Supplemental Aids – 2014 (REV. 02/10/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the examples of allowable and non-allowable supplemental aids provided by TEA in its PowerPoint posted at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/accommodations/staar-telpas/

quicklinks
Using the quicklook for Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (REV. 01/04/2014)

This quicklook presents 6 student scenarios, with a brief explanation of each student’s eligibility for a particular Type 1 Accommodation (based on scenarios provided by TEA in its PowerPoint posted at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/accommodations/staar-telpas/

quicklinks
Allowable Test Administration Procedures and Materials – 2014 (REV. 03/03/2014)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to Allowable Test Administration Procedures and Materials for STAAR, STAAR Spanish, STAAR L, STAAR Modified, and TELPAS. The document is posted in Word version to allow users to utilize the resource by documenting the names of students who regularly benefit from the use of these procedures and materials during instruction.

Sentence Stems
Instructional Strategies Playlists

Instructional Strategies Playlists provide descriptions of instructional strategies to engage learners, provide practice without penalty, encourage interaction among students, and see and hear students’ thinking

Sentence Stems
Thinking Stems

Thinking Stems are used to give students a framework to explain their thinking, expose students to vocabulary often found in the process standards, provide language support for ELLs, and increases oral language proficiency

Sentence Stems
Thinking Stems (Spanish)

The Thinking Stems in Spanish are used to give students a framework to explain their thinking, expose students to vocabulary often found in the process standards, provide language support for ELLs, and increases oral language proficiency

 

Design of STAAR

TEKS Study

SE Diagram

 

Standard Snapshots

Academic Vocabulary

Teacher Field Guides

 

TEKS Scaffold

Released Tests IQ

Scale Scores & Raw Scores

TEA State Accountability Overview

lead4ward Overview

 
 
 
 
 
 

staar4ward