PRINCETON ISD TESTING DEPARTMENTPISD testing coordinators share the responsibility in maintaining test security. They are responsible for organizing and monitoring test administrations within the schools and responding to situations that may arise during test administrations. This page highlights testing information, calendars, and resources.DISTRICT LEVELCAMPUS LEVELDr. Jackie HendricksDeputy SuperintendentAmber McIntyreDistrict Testing CoordinatorLauren StokesCampus Testing Coordinator - High SchoolRebecca DuncanCounselor/Campus Testing Coordinator - Clark Middle SchoolMegan GunnelsCounselor/Campus Testing Coordinator - Southard Middle SchoolAngela StevensonCounselor/Campus Testing Coordinator - Godwin ElementaryAmanda McIntireCounselor/Campus Testing Coordinator - Harper ElementaryCynthia SmithCounselor/Campus Testing Coordinator - Lacy ElementaryMarilyn OliphantCounselor/Campus Testing Coordinator - Lowe ElementaryBriana JensenCounselor/Campus Testing Coordinator - Mayfield ElementaryKatharine AldridgeCounselor/Campus Testing Coordinator - Smith ElementaryThe links on the left to the PISD testing calendars highlight the dates for the administration of the following tests:STAARThe State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR™) is the criterion-referenced assessment program mandated by the Texas Education Agency. Texas’ student assessment program is designed to measure the extent to which a student has learned and is able to apply the defined knowledge and skills at each tested grade or course level.
Practice STAAR/EOCPractice STAAR/EOC tests are released tests given by the district six weeks prior to the real administration for the purpose of identifying weaknesses and gaps that need instructional attention.TELPASThe Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) is designed to assess the progress that English Language Learners make in learning the English language.AP ExamsAdvanced Placement examinations are taken by students participating in Advanced Placement (AP) courses. The tests are taken each May and are the culmination of year-long AP course material.PSATThe Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) is a rigorous, national assessment that measures the critical reading, mathematics, and writing skills your students will need for higher education and careers after high school.PISD Six Weeks TestsPISD's six weeks tests assess individual TEKS proficiency based on established instructional calendars. These tests allow teachers and administrators the opportunity to identify student strengths, weaknesses, and gaps in conceptual knowledge for instructional planning to maximize teaching and learning opportunities.Along with the testing calendar links on this page, test administration dates can be found on the individual district and campus calendar pages.TESTING RESOURCES
- The STAAR program includes annual assessments for
- Reading and mathematics, grades 3–8
- Writing at grades 4 and 7
- Science at grades 5 and 8
- Social studies at grade 8
- End-of-course assessments for English I, English II, Algebra I, biology and U.S history.
Texas Education Agency - Student Testing and Accountability
STAAR® Writing and English I, II, III Resources
STAAR® Mathematics Resources
STAAR™ Science Resources
STAAR® Social Studies Resources