Phase 1 - Galena Park Independent School District

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Welcome to
STAAR & SSI
February 7, 2013
STAAR & SSI
• STAAR stands for the State of Texas
Assessments of Academic Readiness
• STAAR is administered to students in
grades 3-8
• In 3rd grade, students take STAAR in math
and reading
• In 4th grade, students take STAAR in
math, reading, and writing
• In 5th grade, students take STAAR in
math, reading, and science
What is SSI?
• SSI stands for Student Success
Initiative
• SSI applies to students in grades 5 and 8
who take STAAR and STAAR Modified
mathematics and reading assessments
• SSI does NOT apply to English language
learners (ELLs) in grades 5 and 8 who
are eligible to take a STAAR L
assessment
SSI Continued
• Students will have three testing
opportunities: beginning of April, middle of
May, and end of June.
• To meet SSI promotion requirements,
students must meet the Phase-in 1 Level II
standard in both reading and
mathematics.
• In order to be placed/promoted by the
Grade Placement Committee (GPC),
students must participate in all required
accelerated instruction (summer school).
Phase in Standards
Subject
Level II – Satisfactory
Level III – Advanced
(Commended)
Phase 1
2011-2012
2012-2013
Phase 2
2013-2014 &
2014-2015
Final
2015-2016
and beyond?
3rd Reading
50%
63%
75%
85%
3rd Math
57%
70%
80%
89%
4th Reading
52%
64%
75%
86%
4th Math
58%
71%
79%
90%
4th Writing
52%
59%
68%
82%
5th Reading
54%
65%
76%
87%
5th Math
52%
66%
78%
88%
5th Science
66%
77%
84%
93%
SSI Information
• Galena Park ISD will be receiving more information
from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) regarding
SSI.
• All information received will be shared with parents of
5th grade students. Items scheduled to be received
are:
– the SSI parent brochure (in English and
Spanish), which has been combined for 5th and
8th grades to simplify distribution
• More information regarding SSI will be posted to
TEA’s website (Student Assessment Division)
soon
STAAR testing dates
• April 2-3, 2013 - 1st Round of 5th Grade
Math & Reading
• May 14-15, 2013 - 2nd Round of 5th Grade
Math & Reading
• June 25-26, 2013 - 3rd Round of 5th Grade
Math & Reading
Questions/Comments
• Thank you for attending, please proceed
to Miss Bernal’s classroom (E204)

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