TExES CAT Tests Offered

The following table lists the TExES CAT tests and provides the code for each test and important notes describing registration restrictions and special testing requirements. All test sessions are five hours long.

Test Name

Test Code 

Test Format 

Important Notes 

Art EC-12

178

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only); paper Book of Reproductions provided at test center.

Bilingual Education Supplemental

164

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT.

Bilingual Generalist EC-6

192

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT.

Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test (BTLPT) Spanish

190

CAT

Limited-administration (with constructed response); review Alternate Character Toolbar tutorial prior to test day.

Business Education 6-12

176

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only).

Chemistry 8-12

140

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple-choice only); scientific calculators provided at test center.

Dance 8-12

179

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only).

Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing

181

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only).

Educational Diagnostician

153

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only).

English as a Second Language/Generalist EC-6

193

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only)

English as a Second Language Supplemental

154

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT.

English Language Arts and Reading 4-8

117

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT.

English Language Arts and Reading 8-12

131

CAT

Limited-administration (with constructed response).

English Language Arts and Reading/Social Studies 4-8

113

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only).

Generalist EC-6

191

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT.

Generalist 4-8

111

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT; scientific calculators provided at test center. See What to Bring to the Test Center.

Gifted and Talented Supplemental

162

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only).

Health EC-12

157

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT.

History 8-12

133

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT.

Journalism 8-12

156

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only).

Life Science 8-12

138

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT.

LOTE French EC-12

610

CAT

Limited-administration (with constructed response); review Alternate Character Toolbar tutorial prior to test day.

LOTE German EC-12

611

CAT

Limited-administration (with constructed response); review Alternate Character Toolbar tutorial prior to test day.

LOTE Latin EC-12

612

CAT

Limited-administration (with constructed response); review Alternate Character Toolbar tutorial prior to test day.

LOTE Spanish EC-12

613

CAT

Limited-administration (with constructed response); review Alternate Character Toolbar tutorial prior to test day.

Mathematics 4-8

115

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT; scientific calculators provided at test center. See What to Bring to the Test Center.

Mathematics 8-12

135

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT; bring graphing calculator to test center. See What to Bring to the Test Center for a list of approved models.

Mathematics/Physical Science/Engineering 8-12

174

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only); bring graphing calculator to test center. See What to Bring to the Test Center.

Mathematics/Science 4-8

114

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only); scientific calculators provided at test center. See What to Bring to the Test Center.

Music EC-12

177

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT; includes recorded components. PBT offered at morning session only.

Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC-12

160

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT.

Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities for Trade and Industrial Education 8-12

170

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only).

Physical Education EC-12

158

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT.

Physical Science 8-12

137

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only); scientific calculators provided at test center. See What to Bring to the Test Center.

Physics/Mathematics 8-12

143

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only); bring graphing calculator to test center. See What to Bring to the Test Center.

Principal

068

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT; Supplemental Booklet provided at test center.

Reading Specialist

151

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only).

School Counselor

152

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only).

School Librarian

150

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only).

Science 4-8

116

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT.

Science 8-12

136

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT; scientific calculators provided at test center. See What to Bring to the Test Center.

Social Studies 4-8

118

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT.

Social Studies 8-12

132

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT.

Special Education EC-12

161

CAT/PBT

Offered continuously as CAT; scientific calculators provided at test center. See What to Bring to the Test Center

Special Education Supplemental

163

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only).

Speech 7-12

129

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only).

Superintendent

195

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only); paper Supplemental Booklet provided at test center.

Technology Applications EC-12

142

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only).

Theatre EC-12

180

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only).

Visually Impaired

182

CAT

Limited-administration (multiple choice only).