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Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES)

Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES)

The TExES is a criterion-referenced examination designed to measure a teacher candidate’s knowledge in relation to an established criterion rather than to the performance of other candidates. The TExES Educator Standards, based on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), form the foundation for the TExES tests. Detailed information can be found online at


The schedule for TExES exam dates are as follows for the Computer Administered Test (CAT). If a date listed below no longer appears on the TExES/ETS registration website, ASU Testing Center is full and registration for that date at our location is no longer available.

Dates marked as LOTE/BTLPT are specifically for TExES Languages Other Than English (LOTE) EC-12 - French (610), German (611), Latin (612), Spanish (613) AND TExES Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test - Spanish (190).

Dates marked as LIMITED are specifically for TExES limited administration multiple-choice-only tests that are not offered on a continuous basis: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources 6-12 (272), Art EC-12 (178), Business & Finance 6-12 (276), Chemistry 7-12 (240), Computer Science 8-12 (241), Dance 6-12 (279), Educational Diagnostician (153), English Language Arts & Reading/Social Studies 4-8 (113), Health Science 6-12 (273), Journalism 7-12 (256), Marketing 6-12 (275), Mathematics/Physical Science/Engineering 6-12 (274), Mathematics/Science 4-8 (114), Physical Science 6-12 (237), Physics/Mathematics 7-12 (243), School Counselor (152), Superintendent (195), and Technology Applications EC-12 (242).


Students register and pay for a TExES test online at The actual test will be administered in the ASU Testing Center.


The registration fee for the TExES is:

  • $131 Test fee (per test)
  • $131 Test fee (per test) for Core Subjects EC-6 (291) and Core Subjects 4-8 (211)
  • $65 Test fee (per subject test) for test codes 801-809 (NOTE: You must take the overall Core Subjects test first; if you do not pass a subject test you can then take just that test. Passing one of the subject tests within the overall Core Subjects tests does not qualify you to be certified.

For More Information

Contact the Testing Center at 325-942-2624 or The Testing Center is located in Room 291 of the Vincent Building, 2333 Vanderventer Ave. Testing Center hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.