Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)

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All individuals preparing to take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) must first create an ATI account.  To do so, visit www.atitesting.com and click "Create an Account".  You only need to register once and you will continue to use the same account.  You'll need your ATI username and password to take an online test.

The TEAS is a 170-item, four-option, multiple-choice assessment. To prepare in an organized and efficient manner, you should know what to expect from the real assessment.  The TEAS was developed to measure basic essential skills in the academic content areas of reading, mathematics, science, English and language usage.

Content and Subcontent Areas

Number of Test Items

 

Amount of Time Allotted

 

Reading

Paragraph and Passage Comprehension

Informational Source Comprehension

48

58 minutes

Mathematics

Numbers and Operations

Algebraic Applications

Data Interpretation

Measurement

 

34

51 minutes

Science

Human Body Science

Life Science

Earth and Physical Science

Scientific Reasoning

 

54

66 minutes

English and Language Usage

Grammar and Word Meanings in Context

Spelling and Punctuation

Structure

 

34

34 minutes

                                              Total

170

209 minutes

 

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