Testing

Jimmy Grmela, KISD Testing Coordinator
Office: Student & Family Services, 805 Tivy Street
Phone: (830) 257-2200, ext. 2843


GENERAL TEST INFORMATION

Kerrville ISD students in grades K-12 are subject to government-mandated testing. The best source of public information regarding testing is the Texas Education Agency (TEA) website, which provides links to all aspects of testing policies and procedures. Visit the Student Assessment webpage for information regarding the STAAR, TELPAS, and TAKS tests. Click here to access a document containing Frequently Asked Questions about the STAAR Assessment. 

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http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/

TESTING CALENDAR INFORMATION

The Texas Education Agency establishes the testing calendar each year. To view TEA’s calendar regarding scheduled test days, click on the following link:
http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/calendars/

Where TEA has established a test window, the district or campus may specify the local test date. View the KERRVILLE ISD Calendar for testing dates on your child’s campus:2015 State Assessment Calendar.pdf

STUDENT SCORES
To view your child’s assessment history, access the Texas Assessment website through the Student Portal. 

The Student Portal is a window in the Texas Assessment website that allows parents and students to view individual student results from the Texas state assessments. The login link for the Student Portal is located on the
Families/Familias page of the Texas Assessment website. From there, you will be able to click on a link that will take you to the Student Portal Login page. Enter the Unique Access Code and your student's date of birth as provided on the student's most recent Confidential Student Report and you will gain access to the assessment data in the Student Portal.

 For more information about how to log in to the Student Portal, see the
Texas Assessment Student Portal Guide. 

For help understanding your child's scores, see the Explanation of Test Results at the following link: 
http://tea.texas.gov/student.assessment/explainresults/