State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) - Spring 2015

The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR tests) are standardized tests taken by most Texas public school students in spring of each year during grades 3-12. This page contains the actual released tests, answer keys, and curriculum objectives tested during 2015, except for math for grades 3-8, for which the 2015 tests have not been released. We are instead providing the 2014 tests for math, grades 3-8.

Each question on each test corresponds to a specific objective in the curriculum. The answer key for each test lists the corresponding curriculum objective for each question. For each subject and grade level, we have put the test, the answer key, and the list of curriculum objectives into one package, so you don't have to hunt all the pieces down one-by-one.

These files are compiled from public information made available by the Texas Education Agency (TEA), the state agency that administers the testing program. The files are also available separately on the TEA web site, where you will also find much additional information about Texas schools.

If you would like to see how any public or charter school in Texas performed on recent TAKS tests, click here. Sorry, but there is no similar comparative measure for private schools.

Each file contains:
  • a cover page that shows the number of correct answers needed to pass the test, the time limit, and other general information;
  • the test questions;
  • the answer key; and,
  • the curriculum objectives being tested.
Be sure to read the copyright notice on the cover page.

Please note that the math curriculum for grades 3-8 has been revised since the 2014 tests were administered. New tests were used in 2015, and those tests have not been released by TEA. The tests on this page for math, grades 3-8, are the 2014 versions and are different from the tests currently in use.

Download STAAR Grade Level Tests:
(Grades 3-8)

3rd Grade: Reading Math

3rd Grade Spanish: Lectura Matemáticas

4th Grade: Reading Math Writing

4th Grade Spanish: Lectura Matemáticas Escritura

5th Grade: Reading Math Science

5th Grade Spanish: Lectura Matemáticas Ciencias

6th Grade: Reading Math

7th Grade: Reading Math Writing

8th Grade: Reading Math Science Social Studies

Download STAAR High School End-of-Course Tests:

English Language Arts: English 1 Engligh 2

Math: Algebra 1

Science: Biology

Social Studies: U.S. History

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