SAISD Completes STAAR Learning Centers; Retest Dates Announced

June 28, 2012

As a part of summer test preparation, San Angelo ISD is completing the STAAR Learning Centers, a program designed to help students prepare for the STAAR End of Course retests, which will take place the week of July 9. The learning centers, which were offered at Lake View High School for students who were in the 9th grade during the 2011-2012 school year, have focused on intense remediation for those who have not scored the minimum score in one or more courses. Assistance has been offered in Writing, Reading, World Geography, Biology, and Algebra. July 6 is the program's final day.

STAAR End of Course Retest Dates (for students who were in the 9th grade for the first time last school year):

Monday, July 9 -- English 1 Writing
Tuesday, July 10 -- English 1 Reading
Wednesday, July 11 -- Algebra 1 or Geometry
Thursday, July 12 -- Science
Friday, July 13 -- Social Studies

Testing will take place at Lake View High School. Test takers will need to register in the Lake View Cafeteria from 7:30-7:55 AM on the day(s) they test. They will need to show a photo ID when checking in each day. No food or drink is allowed in the testing areas. No backpacks or electronic communicating or listening devices will be allowed in the testing areas. Each test administration is a 4 hour timed test. Testing will begin at 8 AM and will be completed by approximately 12:30 PM. Students may be picked up at 1 PM.

TAKS Exit Retest Dates (for 2011-2012 juniors, seniors, or high school course-completers):

Monday, July 9 -- Exit Level ELA
Tuesday, July 10 -- Exit Level Math
Wednesday, July 11 -- Exit Level Science
Thursday, July 12 -- Exit Level Social Studies

Testing will take place at Lake View High School. Test takers will need to register in the Lake View Cafeteria from 7:30-7:55 AM on the day(s) they test. They will need to show a photo ID when checking in each day. No food or drink is allowed in the testing areas. No backpacks or electronic communicating or listening devices will be allowed in the testing areas. The TAKS tests are untimed.

For more information, call the Lake View summer school office at 659-3500 x 104.