Ch 1: About the TExES Science 7-12 Exam

About This Chapter

If you're planning to take the TExES Science 7-12 exam, check out these informative lessons to learn details about registering and taking the test. You can access these lessons at any time to help you better prepare for the test and make sure you understand important information about TExES exams.

About the TExES Science 7-12 Exam - Chapter Summary

This series of short lessons outlines important information about the TExES Science 7-12 exam. Work through the chapter at your own pace to learn about the registration process, upcoming test dates, the TExES exam retake policy, test scores and more. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Understand what TExES exams are and what they cost
  • Find upcoming TExES test dates and learn how to register
  • Comprehend TExES exam retake policy
  • Pass the TExES Science 7-12 exam
  • Know when you can expect to get your test score and how to interpret it

Interactive quizzes accompany each lesson to help you make sure you fully understand the information you've learned. If you have a question about taking the TExES Science 7-12 exam, feel free to reach out to our instructors. You can use this chapter to supplement your studying experience and access the lessons at any time that fits your schedule.

8 Lessons in Chapter 1: About the TExES Science 7-12 Exam
How to Pass the TExES Science 7-12 (236) Exam

1. How to Pass the TExES Science 7-12 (236) Exam

If you want to be a science teacher in grades 7-12 in Texas, you will need to pass the TExES 7-12 (236) Exam first. This lesson will give you some ideas of what you need to know and what you can do to prepare for this test.

TExES test dates

2. TExES test dates

TExES test dates are available year-round for most exams. Learn more about available test dates for different exams and get info on registration. You'll also find study resources you can use to prepare for the exam.

TExES Test Scores

3. TExES Test Scores

The TExES scores have a specific set of ranges as defined by Pearson. This article looks at the possible scores you can receive, where to find your test results and how to prepare for the exams.

What Are the TExES Exams?

4. What Are the TExES Exams?

Teachers seeking certification to teach in public or charter schools in Texas must pass TExES exams. Read on to learn about the TExES exams: elligibility, test logistics, and how to prepare.

How to Register for TExES Tests

5. How to Register for TExES Tests

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.

TExES Exam Cost

6. TExES Exam Cost

If you're gearing up for a TExES exam, you'll need to know how much it'll cost you. Read on to find out the cost for each test and get further information on the registration process.

TExES Retake Policy

7. TExES Retake Policy

Aspiring teachers who did not pass their TExES exams will have several more chances to earn a higher score and meet Texas's teacher certification requirements. Read on to learn more about this test's retake policy and find some useful study resources to help you improve your test results.

How Long Does it Take to Get TExES Scores Back?

8. How Long Does it Take to Get TExES Scores Back?

The release date of your TExES scores is dependent on the type of test you take. Read on to learn more about exactly how long you'll need to wait to see your scores.

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