Deer Park ISD

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Effective October 2014, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) is now only administered as an online assessment. In Deer Park ISD, all TAKS testing of out-of-school students will occur at Deer Park High School - South Campus located at 710 W. San Augustine Deer Park, TX 77536. Testing will start at 8:45 AM each morning.

For the June 2017 Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) exit level tests, out-of-school (OOS) examinees (including former TAAS and TEAMS examinees) must register online at http://www.TexasAssessment.com/taksoos. Registration opens April 10, 2017, and ends May 26, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. (CT). Examinees who do not register by May 26, 2017, must be registered by campus personnel at a participating campus on the day of testing, if the campus can accommodate them. A list of participating campuses can be found at http://www.TexasAssessment.com/takstestsites.

The June TAKS exit level tests will be administered as follows:

  • June 19, 2017 (English language arts)
  • June 20, 2017 (mathematics)
  • June 21, 2017 (science)
  • June 22, 2017 (social studies)

Because the TAAS tests are no longer being administered, former TAAS examinees (including former TEAMS examinees) will take the TAKS exit level mathematics and/or appropriate part of the English language arts test(s). TAKS scores will be matched to the appropriate TAAS passing standard.

On the day(s) of testing, examinees should arrive at the test site 30 minutes before the designated testing time. Examinees must present picture identification, such as a driver’s license, DPS ID, military ID, school ID, or resident alien card to test. Examinees will not be allowed to take the test(s) without a picture ID.

If you have any questions about TAKS OOS registration, call the Customer Service Center at 800-627-0225.

If you miss the deadline for online registration please contact Leslie Cruze at (832)668-7401 or Carey Driskell at (832)668-7200 to register for the test. If you have other questions pertaining to TAKS testing please contact Robert Meyer at (832)668-7454.

Study guides for TAKS can be found at http://tea.texas.gov/student.assessment/taks/. Tutorials for students to practice using the online tools can be found at: http://tea.texas.gov/student.assessment/taks/. Complete the training titled Texas-Specific Testing Tools. For students needing to take the TAKS ELA test, the TAKS Written Composition Tool will give an overview of the available tools.

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