A Parent’s Checklist
As a parent, your goal is to help your child succeed in life. Here’s what you can do to help them do well in school and on the STAAR test:
Review Your Child’s STAAR Report Card
See how your child did this year as well as his or her STAAR score history. You can see how they are progressing and help them do their best.
Tools and Resources to Help Your Child Get Ready
STAAR Released Test Questions
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) releases two types of test questions for the STAAR program — sample questions and test forms.
- Sample test questions are small subsets of test questions released from the STAAR test banks. These test questions may have been previously administered.
- A test form is a set of released test questions previously administered together to Texas students, which reflects the STAAR test blueprints.
Tutorials and Practice Tests
STAAR online tutorials, practice tests, and operational assessments are available through the STAAR Online Testing Platform. The tutorials and practice tests are available to help students familiarize themselves with the online testing environment and embedded tools. Any students taking an online test are strongly encouraged to complete the tutorials and practice tests prior to taking the assessment.
The STAAR Online Testing Platform operates through a secure browser that must be installed on a desktop or tablet to access the tutorials.
You play a critical role in your child’s education. To support your child both in and out of the classroom, you need helpful and easy-to-use information and tools at your fingertips. In partnership with the Texas Education Agency, Learning Heroes created a collection of resources to help you support your child in everything from academics to life skills and more.
Future Ready Texas
The Future Ready Texas website is full of planning tools and next steps that are tailored for each grade level to help you stay on track for a stellar post-graduation life.
Think of this as a launch pad to the future. The place where you can start charting your path toward success — whether that’s through a college degree program or career certifications.
Texas Education on iTunes U
Texas Education on iTunes U provides students and parents in Texas and around the world free digital content and resources in support of learning.