Fort Bend Independent School District students in the 11th and 12th grade who have not met minimum expectations on all sections of the exit-level Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) or the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS) tests may retake the necessary sections in October.
Out-of-school examinees who have not met minimum expectations on all sections of the exit-level TAKS or TAAS tests also may retake the necessary sections in October.
Only out-of-school examinees are asked to pre-register in order to take the tests. Students may register by Sept. 18, online at: https://k12testing.tx.ncspearson.com/taksoos, or they may contact the FBISD Testing Department any time prior to the testing dates at 281-634-1305 or 281-634-1313.
Test dates for both the TAKS and TAAS tests are Oct. 20 – Oct 23. The subjects for TAKS will be administered one subject per day in the following order: English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies. TAAS subjects are also administered one per day in the following order: writing, mathematics, reading.
The TAKS and TAAS exit retests will also be administered March 1 and March 3 – 5, 2010; April 26 – 30, 2010; and July – 16, 2010. All out-of-school exams will be administered at Kempner High School, 14777 Voss Rd. For information call a high school counselor or Thomas Negri, director of testing, at 281-634-1305.