SHS TSI (Texas Success Initiative) Information

Texas Success Initiative (TSI) is a college readiness exam required for all Texas state schools.

If you have taken the TSI again, please share those results with the SHS counselors.


Planning to take the TSI? Be sure to:

  1. Complete the Pre-Assessment Activity

           Student ID = lunch # (Look it up on Skyward if you don’t know it.)

  1. Print completion certificate
  2. Prepare on the free study app by College Board or try Edgenuity (use your Sville network login).
  1. Bring $5 per section or $15

Mathematics Placement

Reading Placement

Writing Placement & WritePlacer

College Ready Scores


Eligible for College

Algebra, Trigonometry, Statistics, Pre-Calculus, Physics, Chemistry


Eligible for Biology,

British Literature,

Government, History,

Psychology, Sociology

340 with a 4



Eligible for

English 1301

Exemption Criteria


Composite of 23

Minimum of 19

Minimum of 19 (English)

Minimum of 19 (English)


March 2016 and after

Minimum of 530

Minimum of 480 (EBRW)

Minimum of 480 (EBRW)


If your scores do not meet the College Ready Scores, you will need to test again in that subject area in order to be eligible college-level courses in a Texas state college.