Follow the steps below to sign up for the next TSIA2 at Monterey High School



    Step 1: Pre-Assessment Activity


    Begin by taking the  Pre-Assessment Activity to determine your testing needs. Click here to complete the Pre-Assessment Activity. You will create an account for the Practice APP, then select "TSIA2-PAA" and then "Begin Pre-Assessment Activity."

    This Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA) will guide you through the process of evaluating your skills in Math, Reading, and Writing. These are the three foundation subjects for your other college coursework. The Texas Success Initiative (TSI) is an assessment that can help Advisors and Counselors place you on courses that are a good fit for your skill level and career interests. NOTE: College ID field Student ID. 

    When you complete it, go to the email address you provided for the activity and print the certificate (it will come as an attachment). Check your spam/filtered email as this email could be filtered into those files. You must have the certificate to be admitted to the testing site (either printed or electronic copy).



    Step 2: Practice and Review

    To access the new TSIA2 Learning Resources: TSIA2.pearsonperspective.com 

    To access the Student Portal go to www.TSIA2.accuplacer.org Click on Information for Students, click on Texas Resources.

    Texas resources include:

    • Access to TSIA2 Web Based Study App

    • Student Brochure – Information for Students (prior to testing)

    • Student Brochure – Interpreting My Scores (after testing)

    • TSIA2 Sample Question (PDFs) ELAR and Mathematics



    Step 3: Register to Take the Test

    Saturday Registration link

     On the morning of the test, enter MHS through the cafeteria doors, go to the BTR

    Be sure you bring:

    - photo ID

    - charged Chromebook

    - Pre-Assessment Activity Certification

    - payment- $5 per section (i.e. 2 sections- Math, ELAR= $10)

    *Allow at least five hours to complete all test sections. A diagnostic exam also may be required, depending on your results.



    Upcoming TSI dates @ Monterey High School


    Check with Mrs. Thorne in Room 234 for a final opportinity to take your TSI before you graduate. Once you've graduated from MHS, you must test an alternate location (South Plains or Texas Tech). See your counselor for more information. 

    Summer 2022 Dates:

    Wednesday, June 8, 2022; 12:30pm-4:30pm (only for underclassmen dual credit purposes)

    Wednesday, August 3, 2022; 8:00am-1:00pm (only for enrolling 2022-2023 9th-12th graders)

    *The TSI is available at South Plains College @ the Reece Testing Center & the Texas Tech Testing Center on a more frequent basis. 

    South Plains College @ the Reece Testing Center  (806) 716-4689 or (806) 716-4631

    Texas Tech Testing Center Texas Tech Testing Center Link  (806) 742-3661