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    TSI

    Compliance Scores:

    • Math: 350
    • Reading: 351
    • Writing: between 340 - 362 + 4 essay or 350 + 5 on essay (must have compliant Reading and Writing Scores on the same test); Less than 340 --> must have a 4 diagnostic level + 5 essay

    Exemptions:

    • STAAR EOC Algebra 2 - 4000
    • SAT scores - 480 ELA and 530 Math
    • ACT scores - Composite 23 + 19 English and 19 Math
    • PLAN Scores (for Juniors only) - Composite 23 English and Math + 19 English and 19 Math 
    • STAAR EOC Scores (for Juniors only) 4000 Alg 1 + passing grade in Algebra 2 course; 4000 English 2 [good for one year]

    2020-2021 COVID-19 College Readiness Exemptions:

    Dual credit students who cannot produce TSI, SAT, ACT, or STAAR results can provide documentation to verify a GPA of 80 and above and must meet the following criteria as their college readiness requirement for the next academic year.

    For dual credit math courses: a student must have a high school GPA above 80, have successfully completed Algebra II at the high school level with a "C" or better, and have the approval of their high school counselor.

    For dual credit English courses: a student must have a high school GPA above 80, have successfully completed English II at the high school level with a "C" or better , and have the approval of their high school counselor.

    For 9th & 10th graders who have yet to complete Algebra II or English II: these students will still qualify for the TSI exemption, that can be used for History, Geography or BCIS.

    For incoming 9th grade students: these students will qualify for the 2020-2021 TSI exemption if they have a final 8th grade GPA of 80 or above.

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    SAT/ACT

    All LISD Juniors have the opportunity to take ONE SAT test free of charge in the spring of 11th Grade. No registration is necessary for this specific test.

    • Register for the SAT through your personal College Board account at: www.collegeboard.org  (Please remember that the counselors do not have your personal College Board account information)
    • Register for the ACT by setting up your profile at: www.act.org