Curriculum & Assessment

The West Oso ISD curriculum adheres to state standards in all subjects, including the core areas of language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. We also offer instruction in art, music, and physical education. For more information about state standards and assessments, please follow the links on this page.

WOISD Special Programs

In addition to our regular curriculum, students who qualify have access to the following programs:

Bilingual/ESL Program
The Disciplinary Alternative Education Program (DAEP)
Dual Credit/CTE
Gifted & Talented

Contact the Curriculum Department Staff

Please feel free to reach out to a member of our staff with your questions regarding district curriculum and programs.

Rhonda Garcia
Assessment, Accountability & Advanced Academics Coordinator
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Sandra Gonzalez
Secretary to Human Resources and Curriculum & Instruction
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Crystal De La Garza
Secondary Instructional Facilitator
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Samantha Garibay
Parent, Family & Engagement Coordinator
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Diana Salinas
Elementary Instructional Facilitator
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Gracie Stillman
Accelerated Learning Program Coordinator
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Ann Whiteside
Reading Specialist
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In the 2011-12 school year, Texas student assessments changed from TAKS (Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills) to STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness). The Texas Education Agency mandates the STAAR testing program.

STAAR for grades 3–8 will continue to assess the same subjects that the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills assessed. Students first enrolled in grade 9 or below in the 2011–12 school year must take the STAAR end-of-course assessments as part of their graduation requirements.

The STAAR EOC assessments test high school students for college readiness and produce performance labels that indicate a student’s mastery of the course’s standards. The end-of-course tests assess the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for a given course. In addition to passing courses, a score of satisfactory or above is required to graduate.