BSE Information

Daily Bell Schedule

7:30 a.m. Doors Open
7:30 a.m - 7:50 a.m. Breakfast Served
7:45 a.m. Classrooms Open
7:50 a.m. Tardy Bell Rings
3:25 a.m. School is Dismissed

 


Required Assessments by the State


STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) Grades 3-8

In addition to routine tests and other measures of achievement, students at certain grade levels are required to take the state assessment,

called STAAR, in the following subjects:

 

•     Mathematics, annually in grades 3–8

•     Reading, annually in grades 3–8

•     Writing, including spelling and grammar, in grades 4 and 7

•     Science in grades 5 and 8

•     Social Studies in grade 8

Successful performance on the reading and math assessments in grades 5 and 8 is required by law, unless the student is enrolled in a reading or math course intended for students above the students current grade level, in order for the student to be promoted to the next grade level. See the Promotion and Retention section for additional information.


STAAR-A will be available for an eligible student with a Section 504 accommodation plan who has been identified with dyslexia or a

related disorder, as well as for a student receiving special education services. If the student meets state-established criteria and requires certain instructional and assessment accommodations on a routine basis.

STAAR Alternate-2, for students receiving special education services who meet certain state-established criteria, will be available for eligible students, as determined by the students ARD committee.

STAAR-L is a linguistically accommodated assessment that is available for certain limited English proficient (LEP) students, as determined by the students Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC). A Spanish version of STAAR is also available to students through grade 5 who need this accommodation.

 

e fall, spring, and summer months. If a student does not meet satisfactory performance, the student will have additional opportunities to retake the assessment.

STAAR-A will be available for an eligible student with a Section 504 accommodation plan who has been identified with dyslexia or a

related disorder, as well as for a student receiving special education services, if the student meets state-established criteria and requires certain instructional and assessment accommodations on a routine basis.

STAAR Alternate-2, for students receiving special education services who meet certain state-established criteria, will be available for eligible students, as determined by the students ARD committee.

A students ARD committee will determine whether successful performance on the EOC assessments will be required for graduation within the parameters identified in state rules and the students personal graduation plan.

STAAR-L, which is a linguistically accommodated assessment, will be available for English language learners who require this type of testing accommodation.

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