WISD Frequently Asked Questions
If a student is a senior but still must complete one or more EOCs to graduate, will he/she be able to graduate?
senior year. Normally, a student who has not passed up to two of his or her required STAAR EOC
assessments may graduate through the individual graduation committee (IGC) process. For students
who are still working to meet assessment graduation requirements as seniors in the 2019–2020 school
year, required performance on academic assessments to graduate under TEC, §28.025(c) and §39.025(a)
is being waived for spring 2020. Effectively, this means that current seniors may graduate through the
IGC process regardless of the number of EOC assessments they still need to pass.
If a student is not graduating this year and still has one or more EOCs required to graduate, how will that affect the student’s credit in the upcoming year?
waived for spring 2020 only. This means:
• If the student is not graduating and is currently enrolled in an EOC course, the EOC passing
requirement will be waived if the student receives credit for that course.
• If the student is not graduating and has an outstanding EOC assessment that they have not
passed from a previous year, they will still need to retake and pass that EOC assessment prior to
What assessments have been cancelled for this school year?
Will schools and districts be held to federal testing and accountability requirements?
Will the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) and TELPAS Alternate administration window be extended?
How will the timelines for Interim Assessments be adjusted?
reminder, the interim assessments are optional, are available at no cost to districts and charter schools,
they are not tied to accountability, and results are not reported to TEA.
Will the closure affect grade promotion or a student graduating?
Will meals be provided to students during the extended closure?
How long are Westwood ISD operations suspended for?