STAAR Grades 3–8
All State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR, exams scheduled for April, May and June have been canceled. The district will determine whether students in grades 5 and 8 should advance to the next grade based on the recommendations of students' teachers, students' grades in each subject and any other relevant academic information, according to the district's website.
Most students have already completed courses with corresponding EOC assessments before their senior year.
If a student has not passed up to two of their requirements, they may graduate through an individual graduation committee process. For students who are still working to meet assessment graduation requirements as seniors in the 2019–20 school year, required performance on academic assessments to graduate are being waived, the website said.
The district will determine if a student has met all other requirements, including successfully completing curriculum requirements or successfully completing an individualized education program, for graduation, the website said.
STAAR Alternate 2
The administration of STAAR Alternate 2 is canceled. For all students receiving special education services, the admission, review and dismissal committee will continue to make educational decisions, including those related to required performance on academic assessments, the website said.
College Board has canceled its May 2 exam.
College Board will provide future additional SAT testing opportunities for students as soon as possible in place of canceled administrations. They will be as flexible as possible to give students the best chance to show their skills and stay on the path to college, the website said.
The June 6 exam has not yet been canceled, but the board will continue to assess its status, with the health and safety of students and educators as the top priority, it said.
The April 4 ACT exam has been rescheduled for June 13.
For more information, visit the district's website at www.georgetownisd.org.