TExES Prep Product Comparison


Exam Edge

Exam Edge offers online practice tests for the TExES exams. Each exam costs $17.95, or students can purchase 1, 5 or 10 unique practice exams at a discount for tests like TExES Chemistry 7-12 or TExES Spanish. All practice exams are designed to feel like the real test, from the topics covered and level of difficulty to the number of questions you'll see on test day. Your exam score and answer explanations are provided at the end of the exam.

Certify Teacher

Certify Teacher provides practice exams, practice quizzes, flashcards, and an exam report for many TExES exams. Students can take one of several practice TExES exams, and then immediately review their results in a score report. The report further breaks down the test into different concepts and shows students how than can improve. The costs for these materials is $55 per exam type. While Certify Teacher offers materials for more than half of the TExES exams, test takers should check the Certify Teacher website to see if test prep materials are available for their test.

Research & Education Association (REA)

The Research & Education Association offers both physical books and digital practice exams for a handful of popular TExES exam types. Each book is written by subject matter experts familiar with the the TExES and includes both content review and test-taking strategies. While the exact contents of the book will depend on the test type, all books include access to two online, full practice tests. The cost of the book and online practice tests is $39.95. Each practice test includes a diagnostic report, so you can better understand your strengths and weaknesses.

Educational Testing Service (ETS)

ETS is the official provider of all 70+ TExES exams. They offer several free informational resources and guides for each TExES exam in various formats. These resources provide information on developing a study plan, test taking strategies, an overview of what content is on each exam, and sample questions. Additionally, they provide interactive, online practice tests for 5 of the TExES exams. These timed exams contain practice questions that simulate a real TExES exam.


Study.com's online learning platform offers a comprehensive collection of study guides, practice tests, and other study tools for the TExES exams. Included are online video courses covering all the exam material, hundreds of practice questions based on real TExES exams, and extensive practice tests with in-depth diagnostic feedback. Also included is 24/7 access to expert tutors, a personalized study schedule tool, and TExES logistics & test-taking information. Members gain access to all of Study.com's TExES resources for one monthly subscription fee, which varies depending on the type of membership plan.

TExES Prep Product Comparison

Exam Edge Certify Teacher REA ETS Study.com
Flashcards w/ Explanations
Comprehensive Content Overview
In-Depth Video Lessons w/ Transcripts
Physical Book
24/7 Access to Expert Tutors
Practice Tests/Questions
Digital Testing System
Detailed Answer Explanations
In-Depth Diagnostic to Identify Areas of Strength & Weakness
TExES Logistics & Test Taking Tips
Built-in Personalized Study Planning System
A Good Option For... Those who want to focus their prep on practice exams Anyone looking for many practice questions and a practice test performance report. Those that prefer using a physical book to prepare for their exam. Anyone looking for an overview of what to expect on exam day and a few sample test questions. Those taking one or more TExES exams that want an in-depth content review, access to practice tests, flashcards, and other study resources.

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Prospective Texas teachers must pass Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES) tests for their specific subject area. Read on for information on how to register for TExES exams and learn how you can prepare for your test.

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