• Howdy Rangers,
    I am so excited for another year with the Ranger Nation! Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions that you might have regarding your Ranger. The best way to contact me is via email at mbirdwell@ems-isd.net. Below I have listed the tests your student will be taking over the course of his or her four years at CTHS along with additional resources to help prepare for any exams that come our way. 
    Mrs. Birdwell 
    We are still working to confirm the testing dates for this exam. Please check back for more details! 
    ASVAB Resources
    Official ASVAB site that will tell your more about the purpose of the test. http://official-asvab.com/
    We will be giving the PreACT to all sophomores on Tuesday, September 26th. This will occur during the school day and is free of charge to our families. 
    October 11, 2017
    We have ordered 100 PSAT exams and students will be assigned a testing slot on a first come, first serve basis. This year the test will cost $16.00 and money can be turned into myself during lunch in the front office.
    Additional PSAT Resources
    Khan Academy is a resource that is provided to EMS families to help students prepare for the upcoming PSAT and SAT exam. 
    End of Course Exams (EOC)
    When: Dec, March, May, June - It will depend on the test your Ranger is taking.
    Who: Depends on the test being given
    Additional EOC Resources
    This link will take you to the Texas Education Agency's page that will provide additional resources specific to the different possible tests. 
    If your Ranger prefers to test online, please use the link below to access the state's online practice testing platform. TEA Online Testing Practice
    December EOC (STAAR) Dates
    Dec. 4, 2017 - English 1 and US History Retest
    Dec. 5, 2017 - Algebra 1 Retest
    Dec. 6, 2017 - English 2 and Biology Retest
    Dec. 7-8, 2017 - Make Ups for any Retesting
    Spring EOC (STAAR) Testing Dates 
    April 10, 2018 - English 1
    April 12, 2018 - English 2
    April 13, 2018 - Make Up Testing for any EOC exam missed during the week
    May 7, 2018 - Biology
    May 8, 2018 - Algebra 1
    May 9, 2018 - US History
    May 10, 2018 - Make Up testing for any EOC exam missed during the week
    Summer 2018 EOC (STAAR) Testing Dates
    June 25, 2018 - English 1 and US History
    June 26, 2018 - Algebra 1
    June 27, 2018 - English 2 and Biology
    June 28, 2018 - Make Up day for any EOC exam missed during the week
    Please note the CTHS is not a testing site for the weekend administration of the SAT or the ACT.