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STAAR 3-8 Results Now Available Through Parent Portal

STAAR 3-8 Results Now Available Through Parent Portal

Spring 2023 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Grades 3-8 results are now available.  Parents can easily access scores by logging into the GISD parent portal, with no additional codes needed.

1. Log in to Parent portal

2. Click on the box under your student’s name that says Texas Assessment.

3. This will take you directly to the state assessment website where you will be able view your child’s scores.

If you do not have access to Parent Portal, please go to link below for directions on how to create an account.

As a reminder to parents, the STAAR tests were redesigned by the state of Texas for the 2022-2023 school year.  On the redesigned STAAR, students were exposed to new question types including multiselect, multipart, graphing and other mathematical modeling aides, inline answer choices, drag and drop, matching, text entry, short constructed response (RLA, Science, and Social Studies) and extended constructed response (RLA only).  In addition to new question types, the redesign added cross-curricular passages and evidence-based writing in all levels of the Reading-Language Arts test.  Needless to say, students experienced a very different testing experience last Spring than they have in the past. 

While the redesign was intended to match student experiences in the classroom, the new assessment was 100% computer-based. With the new format, it is likely that different students responded differently to these question types. When reviewing results, it’s important that parents keep in mind that this was a new testing experience for all Texas public school students.

As a result of all the changes, it’s also important to remember that individual student results of this past year’s STAAR redesign and results from previous versions of the STAAR assessment should not be compared. There are many differences between the two tests which may impact a student’s results. 

Gainesville ISD teachers and administrators will review each child’s performance on the STAAR test as one indicator of academic progress.  It is one of a variety of academic indicators used by educators to monitor the growth of each student.  GISD will continue to use multiple data points to adjust instructional design to ensure every child is growing academically. 

The STAAR redesign is one of several changes at the state level this year that will result in a brand-new A-F Accountability Rating for each campus and district in Texas.

Parents with questions about understanding 2023 STAAR results are encouraged to contact their child’s teacher or principal.