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October 2013 TAKS Exit Level Out-of-School Registration

For the October 2013 administrations of the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) exit level tests, registration for out-of-school examinees will be online only. TAKS examinees (including former TAAS and TEAMS examinees) must register online at http://www.TexasAssessment.com/taksoos. Registration for the October exit level tests opened Aug. 5, 2013, and ends Sept. 13, 2013, at 5 p.m. (CT). Examinees who do not register online by the deadline can register at a participating campus on the day of testing. The October 2013 TAKS exit level tests will be administered on Oct. 21, 2013 (English language arts); Oct. 22, 2013 (mathematics); Oct. 23, 2013 (science); and Oct. 24, 2013 (social studies). A list of participating campuses can be found at http://www.TexasAssessment.com/oosTestSites.

Since the TAAS tests are no longer being administered, former TAAS examinees (including former TEAMS examinees) will take the appropriate part of the TAKS exit level English language arts and/or mathematics test(s). The administration of the TAKS retests for former TAAS examinees will be Oct. 21, 2013 (English language arts writing); Oct. 22, 2013 (mathematics); and Oct. 23, 2013 (English language arts reading). 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. Examineesmustpresent 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 Systemwide Testing at 512-414-3471.