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The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is a four part, web-based, supervised assessment.  It includes Reading, Mathematics, Science, and English language usage sections. The TEAS Test was developed by Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) to predict the academic readiness of applicants prior to admission into a healthcare program. There are about 170 questions in total on the test.

The total testing time for all four test areas is 209 minutes, or 3 hours and 29 minutes. Most of the sections are timed to average 75 seconds per item. The amount of time allotted for each section is as follows:


Content Area Number of  Test Items Amount of  Time Allotted
Reading 40 50 minutes
Mathematics 45 56 minutes
Science 30 38 minutes
English and Language Usage 55 65 minutes
Total 170 209 minutes

Preparation for the TEAS®

For a complete student preparation package, the TEAS® Online Practice Assessment and the TEAS® Study Manual may be purchased at http://www.atitesting.com/ati_store/

ATI Customer Service can be reached toll free at 1-800-667-7531 to help answer questions and/or take orders.

Testing Policy

  • Students must bring a valid picture ID to be admitted into the testing LAB. Students will not be allowed to take the test without photo identification.

  • Please arrive at the testing center 15 minutes before the test starting time.
  • Calculators are not permitted at the testing site or during the test.
  • Pencils and scrap paper will be provided and collected when the test is completed.
  • Cell phones, IPods, pagers (and other electronic devices) and books, notes or study guides are prohibited from use during the test session. Any applicant using any of the above during the test session will be asked to leave the testing site immediately.

TEAS® Results

  • In most cases, candidates will get the results at end of the testing session.

TEAS® Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

TEAS® Schedule at WestHoustonTestingCenter.com/schedule.htm


To Reserve a Seat email: Testing.Director@WestHoustonTestingCenter.com


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