Our Students are tested with state mandated tests. One such test is the STAAR. It measures student abilities in Reading, Writing and mathematical reasoning. 3rd and 4th grade students are tested.
Another test that is used is the TELPAS test which measures the student's ability to understand English language commands, ability to listen, and speak the language. 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade students are also shown videos or gifs that depict situations which the student has to describe in as much detail as possible in the English language. The test is evaluated and a score designating the student from 1-4 levels of English language competency and understanding. The test is also used to factor an overall grade for the school report card at the end of the year together with the Staar scores.
During the beginning , middle and end of the year students are also tested using Tango a battery of tests at the kinder, 1st and 2nd grade.