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STAAR Assessment

The Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS®) program includes annual assessments for all English Language Learners in grades Kindergarten-12 in the areas of reading, writing, and listening and speaking.  Students are rated based on their level of English proficiency (beginner, intermediate, advanced, and advanced high).

The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) program includes annual assessments for:

  • reading and mathematics, grades 3–8
  • science at grades 5 and 8
  • social studies at grade 8
  • end-of-course (EOC) assessments for English I, English II, Algebra I, Biology and U.S History.


Spring 2023 Testing Dates


Accessing scores through the STAAR Portal

Once scores have been posted this spring, parents can access the STAAR Portal to view their student’s STAAR testing history and current scores in Skyward Family Access by clicking the “District Links” icon near the top right of their home screen.  If your child has taken a STAAR test in Sheldon ISD in a previous year, please follow that link to view that history.