STAAR 2022 Assessments for grades 3–5The STAAR assessments for grades 3 and 4 focus on content taught during the current academic year rather than knowledge and skills learned over multiple years.The STAAR assessments for grade 5 focuses on content taught during the current academic year rather than knowledge and skills learned over multiple years. Performance on STAAR tests may be used to determine placement in more rigorous pre-Advanced Placement classes in middle school.2022 Testing schedule for Grades 3-5:
Grade Math Paper Test Math Online Test Reading Paper Test Reading Online Test Science Paper Test Science Online Test Grade 3 May 10 May 10-20 May 11 May 10-20 Grade 4 May 10 May 10-20 May 11 May 10-20 Grade 5 May 10 May 10-20 May 11 May 10-20 May 12 May 10-20The Texas Education Agency (TEA) releases two types of test questions for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (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 that reflects the STAAR test blueprints.Additional details on STAAR assessmentsMath
The STAAR math incorporates underlying processes and mathematical tools covered in that particular grade. These include numerical representations and relationships, computations and algebraic relationships, geometry and measurement, and data analysis and personal financial literacy.Science
STAAR focuses on concepts and addresses them in depth. Tested content includes matter and energy, force, motion, earth and space, and organisms and the environment. Forty percent of the STAAR tests incorporate scientific investigation and reasoning.Reading
The STAAR assessment requires both analytical skills and application of knowledge. Tested content includes understanding across genres, understanding and analysis of literary texts, and informational texts.