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Dear Parent/Guardian of Wiley Opportunity Center Students,
As you may remember, all STAAR testing was cancelled last year due to the state COVID
shut-down. This year the Texas Education Agency (TEA) is requiring school districts to
administer the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) to students in
grades 3 – 8 and STAAR End-of-Course assessments (EOCs) in middle and high school
for students taking high school courses where an EOC is required.
While Waco ISD has provided for both remote and in-person instruction during the
2020-2021 school year, TEA will not allow us to administer testing online for remote
students. All testing for all Wiley Opportunity Center students must be conducted on-site.
The 2020-2021 Student Assessment Testing Calendar Dates are as follows:
Date Grade Level/Test Date Grade Level/Test
April 6 (Tue) Grade 4 & 7 Writing, English I April 8 (Thu) English II
April 13 (Tue) Grade 4 & 7 Writing, English I April 15 (Thu) English II
April 20 (Tue) Grade 4 & 7 Writing, English I April 22 (Thu) English II
April 27 (Tue) Grade 4 & 7 Writing, English I April 29 (Thu) English II
Please know that we will ensure that all students practice social distancing and sanitizing
procedures to safeguard your child while they are on our campus completing their testing.
In years past, students were required to remain on campus for the duration of the test. For
Spring 2021, students are allowed to leave campus upon completing the assessment, with
parent approval. However, transportation will not be available for students who leave
before the end of the school day. Students eligible for transportation and learning remotely
may ride the bus to and from school on the day assessments are administered, or parents
can choose to drop-off/pick-up their student(s). School lunch will be available.
If you have further questions or need clarification, please contact your campus for
more specific testing information.