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TExES Test Dates

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TExES test dates are available year round for most exams. Find out more about available test dates for different exams as well as info on registration. Then learn about study resources you can use to prepare for the exam.

Test Dates for the TExES Exams

Nearly 30 TExES exams can be taken at any time during the year. These exams are available on a revolving basis so you can schedule one on a date that you choose when you are ready to take the test. Some of the exams that are offered continuously include:

  • Core subjects EC-6
  • English language arts and reading 4-8
  • Math 7-12
  • Science 7-12
  • Special education EC-12

Limited-Administration Computer-Based Exam Dates

There are 33 TExES exams that are only available within a limited window of administration. Examples of these tests include:

  • Marketing 6-12
  • Dance 8-12
  • Business education 7-12
  • Chemistry 7-12
  • Theater
  • School librarian
  • Health science 6-12

These exams are available in seven different testing windows for the 2015-2016 testing year. Testing windows are generally from Wednesday to Saturday and are offered in October, December, January, March, May, July and August.

TExES Braille Exam Date

The TExES Braille Exam is offered only twice annually. In the 2015-2016 year, this paper-based exam is available in September 2015 and May 2016. Typically, registration will close one month before the day of the exam, but late and emergency registration deadlines are also available within a few weeks of the exam.

Registering for a TExES Test

Before you can register for an exam, you'll need to create an account on the Texas Education Agency website. You can then register for the TExES exam you need to take, choosing a testing center and date during the process. Registration deadlines are generally about two days before each computer-based and limited administration exam. However, seats are limited and fill up on a first come, first served basis.

Preparing for a TExES Test

Study.com offers a variety of online courses to help you prepare for TExES exams. These courses use quick and fun video lessons to help you review key concepts and topics you'll need to know about to answer exam questions. You'll find self-assessment quizzes and practice exams can prepare you for computer-based testing and verify your knowledge before you take the exam. Use the following TExES study guides to brush up on topics that are specifically on the exams:

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