This is the ETS TExES website. Get up-to-date information about tests and test prep, register to test and view your scores. For information about certification, go to the TEA website.

Important Updates

If you need assistance with this website, including the registration process, please contact ETS Customer Service at 1-800-205-2626 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CT) or via email at texes-excet_inquiries@ets.org.

New TExES Interactive Practice Tests
Interactive Practice Tests for the TExES Mathematics 7-12 (235) test and the TExES Science 7-12 (236) test are now available. Visit the Interactive Practice Test page to link to these test preparation resources.

Resources for Test Takers with Disabilities or Health-Related Needs  
ETS is committed to serving test takers with disabilities and health-related needs by providing services and reasonable accommodations that are appropriate given the purpose of the test. Testing accommodations are available for test takers who meet ETS requirements.

The Bulletin Supplement for Test Takers with Disabilities or Health-related Needs (PDF) contains procedures for requesting testing accommodations and registration forms. The Supplement should be used in conjunction with the information found in the most recent Registration Bulletin.

Expiring TExES Tests Not Offered after August 31, 2014*NEW*
Please note that the following tests expired effective 8/31/14; see the 2014-15 Registration Bulletin for the latest information concerning all TExES tests. 

Chemistry 8-12 (140)
ELAR 8-12 (131)
History 8-12 (133)
Life Science 8-12 (138)
Mathematics 8-12 (135)
Physical Science 8-12 (137)
Science 8-12 (136)
Social Studies 8-12 (132)

ETS's Test Registration Platform Unaffected by Heartbleed Bug

2014-15 Test Schedules
See the 2014-15 Limited-Administration CAT Testing Schedule (PDF) and the 2014-15 PBT Testing Schedule (PDF) for administration windows, registration periods and score reporting dates for the 2014-15 testing year.

Preparing for the Texas Educator Certification Tests
Watch a video about preparing to take a Texas Educator Certification test. (Flash) This video includes tips for preparing and studying, along with tips for reducing test anxiety.

Interactive CAT Test Demonstration
Access an interactive demonstration of the TExES CAT tests by logging in to your ETS Testing Account. Once you are logged in, the instructions for downloading and playing the demonstration are in the Test Preparation Resources section on the left-hand navigation.

BTLPT Spanish Prerecorded Webinar
Watch a prerecorded webinar to learn about the BTLPT Spanish CAT test. (Flash)

TExES BTLPT and LOTE Administrations
Scores for the September 27-
October 4
 testing window will be available on October 27. The next testing window is November 15-22; registration for this testing window closes on October 31. Before taking a BTLPT or LOTE test, it is recommended that you practice by accessing the Alternate Character Toolbar tutorial.

TExES ELAR 7-12 (231) CAT Administrations
Scores for the September 17-20 testing window will be available on October 13. The next testing window is December 10-13; registration for this testing window closes on November 28.

TExES Limited-Administration CAT Test (MC Only) Administrations
Scores for the August 20-23 testing window are now available. The next testing window is October 22-25; registration for this testing window closes on October 20.

TExMaT MTT Administrations
Scores for the September 17-20 testing window will be available on October 3. The next testing window is December 10-13; registration for this testing window closes on November 28.

Retaking a CAT Test
If you want to retake a CAT test, you must wait 45 days before you can retake the same test via computer. If you register before 45 days, the registration system will only display test dates that are at least 45 days after the previous CAT test date.

ETS CAT System Maintenance
System maintenance is performed on the ETS CAT system each Sunday from approximately 7 a.m. until approximately 1 p.m. CT. During these periods, you will NOT be able to register, reschedule or cancel any CAT exams. If you encounter any problems, please try again later.

TEA Educator Certification Online System Maintenance
System maintenance is performed on the TEA Educator Certification Online System each Sunday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. CT. The TEA system may be temporarily unavailable during these periods. This may affect your ability to register for a test and/or view your profile. If you encounter any problems, please try again later.

Test Center Info

CAT Test Center Reporting Address ChangeNEW
Candidates who registered to test at Business Communication Solutions-Fort Worth (STN13835A), for TExES testing should report to the following address:
Business Communication Solutions-Bedford
1901 Central Drive
Suite 201
Bedford, TX 76021

Reporting Address Change for PBT Testing at John Connally HS*NEW*
Candidates who registered to test at John B Connally High School for TExES or TASC/TASC-ASL paper-based testing should report to the following address:
Texas State University-San Marcos
Commons Hall, G18
110 Bobcat Trail
San Marcos, TX 78666

CAT Test Center Reporting Address Changes
Candidates who registered to test at Prometric Test Center (APCN-0329), for TExES testing should report to the following address:
Prometric Test Center
6001 South Staples Street
Suite B
Corpus Christi, TX 78413

Beginning April 28, 2014, candidates who registered to test at Texas Training-Houston (STN13072A), for TExES testing should report to the following address:
Texas Training-Houston
11490 Westheimer Road
Suite 600
Houston, TX 77077

Test Center Reporting Time Policy
You must arrive at your designated test center no later than the Test Reporting Time listed on your admission ticket. If you arrive after that time, you will not be admitted and your test fee will be forfeited. It is your responsibility to allow plenty of time to arrive by the designated time, regardless of whether there is traffic congestion, bad weather, road construction, car accidents, poor directions or any other incident that might delay you arrival.

Test Center Comments
If you have comments about the test center or the conditions under which you took a test, please submit them in writing to ETS. See contact information below. Comments must be submitted or postmarked no later than 2 days after your test date. Comments filed with the test administrator will not be acted upon.

CAT Tests
ETS-Texas Educator Certification Program
CAT Comments
PO Box 6051
Princeton, NJ 08541-6051
Fax: 1-609-530-0581
Email: TexasCAT@ets.org

TExES PBT Braille, TExMaT PBT and TASC/TASC-ASL Tests
ETS-Texas Educator Certification Program
Test Administration Services
Mail Stop 34-Q
Princeton, NJ 08541-6051
Fax: 1-609-771-7710
Email: TexasTas@ets.org