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The Texas Examinations of Educator Standards Computer-Administered Test (TExES CAT), with the exception of BTLPT Spanish and the LOTE French, German, Latin and Spanish EC-12 tests, consist entirely of multiple-choice questions. The questions, including recorded and printed excerpts for the Music EC-12 test (177), are presented via the computer.
Click 2015-2016 TExES Test Preparation Workshops (Coming Soon) at Texas A&M University-Texarkana and Northeast Texas Community College.  Click TExES Practice for various practice exams.
Date Test Type
July 7, 2017 TExES CAT
July 21, 2017 TExES CAT
July 27, 2017 TExES CAT
July 28, 2017 BTLPT/LOTE
August 4, 2017 TExES CAT
August 11, 2017 TExES CAT
August 18, 2017 TExES CAT
August 25, 2017 TExES CAT
September 1, 2017 TExES CAT
September 15, 2017 TExES CAT
September 21, 2017 TExES CAT
September 22, 2017 BTLPT/LOTE
October 6, 2017 TExES CAT
October 20, 2017 TExES CAT
October 27, 2017 TExES CAT
November 10, 2017 TExES CAT
November 16, 2017 TExES CAT
November 17, 2017 BTLPT/LOTE
December 1, 2017 TExES CAT
December 8, 2017 TExES CAT
December 15, 2017 TExES CAT
December 22, 2017 TExES CAT
January 5, 2018 TExES CAT
January 11, 2018 TExES CAT
January 12, 2018 BTLPT/LOTE
February 2, 2018 TExES CAT
February 9, 2018 TExES CAT
February 16, 2018 TExES CAT

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Availability/Dates Subject To Change

**Click-on Limited-administration to view tests offered


$131.00 - Per the TExES™) Program 2016–17 Registration Bulletin, pg 20.


Register for TExES CAT.  Visit TExES CAT Test Offered (pgs 23 - 29)  for a list of tests, codes for each test and important notes describing registration restrictions and special testing requirements.  Test sessions are five hours unless otherwise indicated.

What To Bring To Testing Facility

  • Admission Ticket
  • Valid and acceptable identification document(s) with a name, signature and photograph within your country of citizenship. If you are not a U.S. resident, you are required to present additional ID documentation.  Click Identification (ID) Requirements for acceptable and unacceptable ID.

Visit On The Day Of Test for additional information.


An online graphing calculator is available as part of the testing software for applicable exams. Do not bring your own calculator on test administration day.

Items Prohibited in the Test Center/Room

You may NOT bring into the testing center any of the following:
  • Food, drinks and tobacco are not allowed in the testing room.
  • Cell phones, smartphones (e.g., BlackBerry, iPhone), PDAs and other electronic or photographic devices are not allowed in the test center. If you are found to be in possession of any of these devices before, during or after the test administration, your device may be inspected and/or confiscated and you will be dismissed from the test. Your test fees will be forfeited and your scores will be canceled, even if dismissal is not enforced on the day of the test. Test administrators are not permitted to collect and hold cell phones or any other devices.
  • Personal items other than identification documents are not allowed in the testing room. You will be required to follow the procedures set by the test center for storage of your personal belongings. You may also be asked to empty your pockets. Storage space is limited, so plan accordingly. You will not have access to your personal items during the test. Personal items such as hats, scarves, jackets and outerwear that are taken into the test room are subject to inspection by the test administrator. Failure to comply may result in dismissal from the test and/or cancellation of scores.
  • All watches, fitbits and digital devices, etc.
  • Neither ETS nor the test centers assume any responsibility whatsoever for personal items or devices that you choose to bring into the test center.

Test Results and Score Interpretation

Visit Test Results and Score Reporting for additional information.


You must wait 45 days before you can retake the TExES CAT.  Click Retest Policy for additional information.

Updated September 18, 2017

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  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
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