Guidelines for Students without STAAR or Norm-Referenced Test (NRT)Scores Applying for Vanguard, Academies, or Magnet Schools in Dallas ISD
The Assessment department will provide Norm-Referenced testing to students that want to apply to Magnet Schools and who do not have Spring 2019 norm-referenced or STAAR scores in Reading and Math.
- Dallas ISD students who want to apply but do not have a STAAR or Norm-Referenced test must contact their currently enrolled school to be tested at their campus
- Non-enrolled Dallas ISD students who do not have STAAR or Norm-Referenced test, must contact the 1st choice school to set up a testing date. The fee for students who live outside of the Dallas ISD attendance zone is $100. Please see 2020 Magnet Testing Criteria Link below.