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Public School Districts
  • Texas Education Agency | Harris County Department of Education |
  • Cy-Fair ISD Home Page | First Day of Class: August 28, 2017 | Last Day of Class: June 1, 2018 |
  • Klein ISD Home Page | First Day of Class: August 21, 2017 | Last Day of Class May 31, 2018 |
  • Spring ISD Home Page | 1st Day of Class: August 17, 2017 | Last Day of Class May 31, 2018 |
    Virtual / Online Schools / Distance Learning for K-12
  • Texas Virtual School Network (Texas Education Agency) | Cy-Fair ISD | Klein ISD |
  • Spring ISD Virtual School
  • TTU Independent School District (Texas Tech)
    Summer Reading Lists
  • Immunization requirements to enroll in Texas schools
    Rating Schools (K-12)
  • School Report Card (Houston area schools)
  • A-F Accountability Resources [rating Texas schools] (Texas Education Agency)

    Special Education / IEP


  • A Guide to the Individualized Education Program [Archived Guide] (U.S. Dept. of Education)
  • IEP Model Form (Texas Education Agency)
  • How does a 504 plan differ from an IEP? (VeryWell.com, formerly About.com)

    Private Schools


    A Few Private Schools in the North Houston Area (in alphabetical order)
  • Banff School (K-12)
  • Concordia Lutheran High School (9-12)
  • Cunae International School (pre-K -10)
  • Houston Christian High School (9-12)
  • John Cooper School (K-12)
  • Northland Christian School (K-12)
  • Northwoods Catholic School (K-8)
  • Oakridge Christian Academy (1-9)
  • Providence Classical School (K-12)
  • Redd School (Pre-K -8)
  • St. Pius High School (9-12)

    Home Schooling


  • Home School Information (Texas Education Agency)
  • Texas Home School Coalition Assn.
  • Texas Home Educators | The Homeschool Store |
  • Greater Houston Area Home Educators
  • Homeschool Entrepreneurs of Greater Houston
  • Homeschool Family Expo
  • Home School Legal Defense Assn.
  • Homeschool World | Texas Homeschool Organizations |
  • Homeschooling (ThoughtCo.com, formerly About.com) | HomeschoolingParent.com |
  • Houston-area Homeschool Classes
  • Learning Differences Homeschool Network of Southeast Texas
    Religious Home Schooling Resources
  • ARCH [Apostolate of Roman Catholic Homeschoolers]
  • Homeschool Christian Youth Association
  • ICARE (Independent Christian Association of Responsible Educators)
  • Greater Houston Area Home Educators
  • Champion Forest Christian Homeschoolers
  • Homeschool Instructional Support

    Tests


  • National Assn. of School Psychologists
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator | Iowa Test of Basic Skills |
    Specific Tests (Alphabetically)
  • ACT (for Students) | ACT (American College Testing Program home page) |
  • CLEP (College Level Examination Program)
  • GED (General Educational Development)[in Texas] | Official GED Home Page | NOTE: TX now accepts all 3 tests! |
  • GRE (Graduate Record Examinations)
  • GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)
  • HiSET (alternative to the GED test) | NOTE: TX now accepts all 3 tests! |
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • LSAT (Law School Admission Test)
  • MCAT (Medical College Admission Test)
  • MAT (Miller Analogies Test)
  • PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam)[for CPhT, Certified Pharmacy Technician]
  • SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)
  • STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) | End-of-course (EOC) tests grades 9-11 & grade 38 tests |
  • TABE (Tests of Adult Basic Education) | TABEprep.com |
  • TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) | NOTE: TX now accepts all 3 tests! |
  • TExES (Texas Examinations of Educator Standards) | State Board for Educator Certification |
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) | [Test is given at UH] |
  • TSIA (Texas Success Initiative Assessment) | TSIA (At Lone Star College) | [Required as of 8/26/2013. Please see Lone Star College's list of MINIMUM SCORES & EXEMPTIONS from TSIA. Replaces ACCUPLACER, ASSET, COMPASS, & THEA.]
  • Test Preview.Com
  • Middle Grades Mathematics Textbooks: A Benchmarks-Based Evaluation
    NOTE: OBSOLETE TESTS - ACCUPLACER, ASSET, COMPASS, TAKS, THEA
  • ACCUPLACER (Placement test used by community college)
  • ASSET (Placement test used by community college)
  • COMPASS (Comprehensive Computerized Placement & Diagnostic Assessment System)(Placement test used by community college)
  • TAKS study guides (until STAAR study guides are available)
  • THEA (Texas Higher Education Assessment) Back to Search Engines
    Perpetual Beta
    Last Modified: 8/16/2017