Round Rock ISD students performed at or above the state average in most subjects in the spring administration of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, according to results released Aug. 16.

The overview

Results for STAAR tests administered to third through eighth grade students this spring show the district saw three areas in which students performed below state averages, including Spanish math in third, fourth and fifth grades; and fifth grade Spanish science, according to Texas Education Agency data.

Zooming in

Students in the third through eighth grades demonstrated academic growth over last year in most cases. Average passage rates were higher than or the same as they were in 2022 in all subjects except third, fourth, seventh and eighth grade reading, seventh grade math, fifth grade science, eighth grade social studies, fifth grade Spanish reading as well as fifth grade Spanish math, TEA data shows.

Zooming out

The 2023 STAAR was redesigned to align more closely with the way students learn in the classroom. This is the first year that the test was administered fully online.

Community Impact reached out to RRISD officials and will update the story with any comments made regarding STAAR scores.