Texas Success Initiative

    Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSI)
    All students entering Texas’ public colleges and universities must take the TSI Assessment prior to college enrollment. Any student who plans to take a dual credit class their junior or senior year must complete the TSI Assessment or an equivalent exam before enrollment. The TSI Assessment provides information about the student’s skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. If a student does not pass all three parts, he/she must take remediation classes until he/she successfully completes that section of the test. Once a student passes a section of the test, he/she does not have to take that section of the test again. For more detailed information about the TSI Assessment, see your counselor, or go to www.thecb.state.tx.us/DE/TSI

    TSI Assessment Exemptions
    • A student may be exempt from taking the TSI Assessment if they meet one or more of the following criteria:
      • ACT: English score of 19 and Math score of 19 and Composite score of 23 (Valid for 5 years) - (subject to change)
      • SAT: Critical Reading score of 500 and Math score of 500 and Total score of 1070 (Valid for 5 years) - (subject to change)
      • Have successfully completed college-level coursework in English and Math (Ex: ENGL 1301-Dual credit)
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