• 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 
    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 who register for the October 29, 2019 test date. This will occur during the school day. 
    We will be giving the PSAT on October 16, 2019. Student who would like to participate will need to register in the College and Career Center during their respective lunch periods. 
    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, April, 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
    Spring EOC (STAAR) Testing Dates 
    April 7, 2020 - English 1
    April 8, 2020 - English 2
    April 9, 2020 - Make Up Testing for any EOC exam missed during the week
    May 5, 2020 - Biology
    May 6, 2020 - Algebra 1
    May 7, 2020 - US History
    May 6-8, 2020 - Make Up testing for any EOC exam missed during the week
    Summer 2020 EOC (STAAR) Testing Dates
    June 23 - English 1 and Biology
    June 24 - Algebra 1 and US History
    June 25 - English 2 
    June 25 - 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.