Math Skills

Students start taking STAAR, the mandatory state assessment, in 3rd grade. It's important to ensure that students feel prepared for the test, and parents can reinforce important skills>
  • Comparing and sequencing numbers up to 99,999
  • Adding and subtracting 3 digit numbers
  • Multiplying and dividing basic facts
  • Multiplying 2-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers
  • Identifying and comparing fractions (with denominators 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8)
  • Identifying shapes and solids by specific characteristics (such as the number of faces, edges, and vertices)
Previous STAAR assessments are available online for practice and instruction.