Testing InformationEOC Assessments
English Language Arts
English I & English II
For more information regarding the STAAR, see the TEA STAAR Resources page.PSAT/NMSQTThe Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, cosponsored by the College Board and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, is an important first step towards college. Test results and their accompanying analysis are valuable tools that can help prepare students for the SAT® and education opportunities beyond high school.See the CollegeBoard PSAT/NMSQT page for more information.Test Date: OctoberSATThe SAT is the benchmark standardized assessment of the critical reading, mathematical reasoning, and writing skills students have developed over time and that they need to be successful in college. Each year, more than two million students take the SAT. Nearly every college in America uses the test as a common and objective scale for evaluating a student's college readiness.SHS CEEB code: 446-087For more information, testing dates, and registration, see the CollegeBoard web site.Free SAT Prep can be found at www.khanacademy.org/satACTThe ACT® test assesses high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. The multiple-choice tests cover four skill areas: English, mathematics, reading, and science. The Writing Test, which is optional, measures skill in planning and writing a short essay.SHS CEEB code: 446-087For more information, testing dates, and registration, see the ACT web site.You can see reviews of some popular ACT/SAT Test Prep Courses here. www.reviews.com/act-sat-test-prep-courses/TSIThe TSI Assessment is a program designed to help your college/university determine if you are ready for college-level course work in the general areas of reading, writing and math.For more information, see this Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Student Informative BrochureASVABThe ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) is one of the most widely used, multiple-aptitude tests in the world, developed and maintained by the Department of Defense. More than half of all high schools nationwide administer the ASVAB test to students in grades 10, 11 and 12 (sophomores cannot use their scores for enlistment eligibility). Students may also take the test at another school or through a recruiter and may retake the test as needed.The ASVAB Career Exploration Program can help young adults identify and explore potentially satisfying occupations and develop effective strategies to realize career goals.
The ASVAB consists of the following eight individual tests:
Learn more about the ASVAB here
- General Science
- Arithmetic Reasoning
- Word Knowledge
- Paragraph Comprehension
- Mathematics Knowledge
- Electronics Information
- Auto and Shop Information
- Mechanical Comprehension
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