TSIA2 Testing Information

  • To be eligible to participate in dual credit, students are required to meet the admissions criteria of Tarrant County College (TCC), which includes completion of the TSIA2 Assessment (reading, writing, & math).

    High school graduates also may have to provide TSIA2 scores to Texas colleges to show college readiness in the areas of reading, writing and math. Students can be exempt from the TSIA2 by scoring high enough on the SAT or ACT exam. 

    2021-2022 Testing Dates

    Seniors - Check back for dates for seniors.

    Dual Credit for 2022-2023 - Students will test in February 2023

    Study Resources for Students 

    Check out Accuplacer TSIA2 study resource page. You will be able to view exam infomation and sample ELAR and Math questions. A study app is also available for download on the site.

    Eligibility Scores for Dual Credit

    To be eligible to particiate in dual credit, students are required to meet admissions critieria of Tarrant County College (TCC), which includes completion of the TSIA2 Assessment. TSIA2 Required Scores for specific subject areas can be foundon page 25-26. 

    TSIA 2 Assessment Locations

    Testing on Home Campus

    EMS ISD allows students to take the TSIA2 assessment once on their home campus. The testing window for dual credit is traditionally in the month of February. Students that miss testing in the window must take the TSIA2 at the TCC NW Campus Testing Center. Students must test before or after school. Students must have applied to TCC and have a TCC ID number to test.

    Testing on the TCC Campus

    Students will want to visit the TCC Testing Website for specfics for testing on the Northwest Campus. 

    • Cost: Free
    • Students must have applied at TCC and have a TCC ID number to test.
    • On testing day bring a government issued photo ID or EMS ISD school ID to the testing center, and identify yourself as an EMS ISD dual credit student or current senior. If you took the TSIA2 on the home campus and need to re-take a portion of the test, TCC will allow you to take only that section.
    • TCC NW Campus Testing Center- Building: WCTS Room: 1132 Phone: 817-515-7444
    • TCC NW Campus Testing Center- Hours: Mon-Thur 8am-7pm - Friday 8am-5pm
    • TCC NW Campus Testing Center- Closed Saturdays and the Week of March 12-March 16
    • PRIOR TO TESTING @ TCC: Students must view a Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA). Students are able to view this presentation by logging in to their TCC WebAdvisor account.



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