The Texas Education Association Student Assessment Division oversees the statewide assessment program and all Texas school districts are required to participate which includes the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR), Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS), and Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS).
In addition, the district administers and/or participates in such tests as the Woodcock-Munoz, Boehm, Star Math, Star Reading, Star Early Literacy, iStation, ITBS, ACT, SAT, PSAT, ISIP, Kuder, and Advanced Placement Testing at the high school.
Credit by Examination Application (2016-2017)
PN-GISD Administrative Regulation—Extended Time for TAKS Testing
Students who require additional time to complete the state-mandated TAKS test will be allowed a maximum of one hour beyond the end of the regular campus dismissal time provided that the student’s parent is able to provide transportation.
Honor Statement required for high school students (posted 2/27/08)
TEA is requesting that high school students sign an honor statement before taking the TAKS test. The following statement will be printed on the answer sheet:
By signing my name, I agree that I will not give or receive unauthorized assistance during the test. I understand that giving or receiving unauthorized assistance during the test is cheating and may result in the invalidation of my test results.