Lone Star Challenge

The Lone Star Challenge (LSC) program is designed to enhance elementary students in their mastery of the STAAR testing program. The Lone Star Challenge program allows fourth, fifth and sixth-grade students to test in their home school or district, eliminating the need for travel accommodations with this younger age group. Teams are ranked statewide, and competitors can win team and individual medals for their efforts. Costs of this program are minimal, as this program is designed to serve as a learning experience and feeder program for the Pentathlon, Octathlon and Decathlon competitions. Study materials are purchased through the Decathlon state office.

Test items are based on STAAR reporting categories and enrichment content found in the two published guides. Both the LSC Study Guide and the LSC Workbooks are available from the Texas Academic Decathlon State Office.

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Address: 6300 Irvington Blvd. Suite 217                          Houston, TX 77022-5618
Telephone: 713-696-8253
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