STAAR End of Course Exams

Students who started ninth grade in school year 2011-2012 or after are required to pass the following STAAR End of Course Exams (EOCs) in order to graduate with a Texas high school diploma:

  • English 1
  • Algebra 1
  • Biology
  • English 2
  • US History

These exams are given three times a year. *Exceptions for credits earned out-of-state or in private school. All previous test scores that are Level II or higher are accepted by UTHS. Local public schools provide testing for UT High School students.

UTHS will contact students in advance of state testing administrations to allow time to complete online test registration through ETS:

Click Here to Register for Texas Assessment Tests

  1. Enter the test needed
  2. In the section for correspondence programs, choose University of Texas High School diploma program. Choose a public school (from the dropdown menu) most convenient to the student's home address. The registration period is LIMITED so register as soon as notice from UTHS is received.

When contacting your local school directly, please provide our district code, 227506, so that scores are sent to UTHS. Please see the testing calendar to review the testing dates (given three times annually).

If you have questions about eligibility, test records, or how to register, please contact the UTHS Academic Advisor at diane.york@austin.utexas.edu.