• Texas Success Initiative (TSI)


    TSI Students planning to attend a Texas state-supported two-year or four-year college or university must meet TSI standards before enrolling or be exempt by making a high SAT or ACT  score. Students who take Dual classes will be enrolled in Midland College; therefore, they also must meet the TSI standard as outlined by the college before registering for dual courses. it is the student's responsibility to provide these scores to Midland College. Graduates must check with Midland College regarding the criteria for T.H.E.A. exemption before enrolling in concurrent courses.

    1. SAT - A minimum score of 480 on the Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) test shall be exempt for both reading and writing sections of the TSI Assessment; a minimum score of 530 on the mathematics test shall be exempt for the mathematics section of the TSI Assessment.  There is no combined score.
    2. ACT - 23 composite score and 19 minimum on both the English and Math tests.
    3. STAAR (EOC)- A student who is tested and performs on the eleventh grade exit-level STAAR end-of-course (EOC) with a 4000 mininmum score (on the combined reading and writing test) of Level 2 on the English III shall be exempt from the TSI assessment required for reading and writing.  A student with a 4000 minimum score of Level 2 on the Algebra II EOC shall be exempt from the TSI assessment required for the mathematics section.
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