• TEAS Entrance Exam

    TEAS Entrance Exam
    Every year students preparing for nursing school find themselves asking the question “What is the TEAS test?” TEAS, which stands for Test of Essential Academic Skills, is administered through Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) Nursing Education. The test is a basic aptitude test designed to identify students who would succeed in nursing school and who have the ability to think like a nurse.

    Since the process of applying to nursing school can be very competitive, the TEAS exam is a helpful tool practical nursing programs use to review a potential nursing student’s skills.

    TEAS Passing Requirement
    There is no passing score for the TEAS exam. Instead, each section is given a composite score, and a score is given for content. Since the test is not pass-fail, your score is used in conjunction with other components of your nursing school application to determine whether you will be accepted into the nursing program.

    The TEAS passing requirement for our Practical Nursing Program are:

    Reading – 60%
    Math – 50%
    Science – 33%
    English – 50% 

    Practical Nursing TEAS EXAM Dates for Fall 2021 Tuesday, December 14, 4-8pm
    The exam is administered to you in the comfort of your home, using ATI's Proctorio remote testing software. If you have already applied and have sent in your application and paid your application fee of, $125.00, you will be all set.  Retakes are $95.00.If not, please contact the Practical Nursing Program office to register at pnp@valleytech.k12.ma.us or you can go to Practical Nursing Payment OptionsThank you!

  • TEAS Entrance Exam Pre-Registration Information
    In preparation for the TEAS Entrance Exam you must:

    1. Visit ATI Testing and create an ATI account. This is where you will create your ATI user name and password.
    Note: Our institution name is “Blackstone Valley Vo Tech” and the year of graduation is approximately 15 months after your start year (August to January).

    2. You will need to bring your ATI user name and password with you to your TEAS Entrance Exam, along with a photo ID.

    3. Please remember that this is a pre-registration process. You do NOT register for the TEAS Exam on the ATI Testing website. Please refer to the exam dates below to see which one works best for your schedule. Once you have chosen your exam date, go to page 11 of your application and check off that same exam date.

  • More Questions? We Can Help!
    If you would like to take the TEAS Exam,
    they will be held remotely in the fall of 2021.

    Please email lcollins@valleytech.k12.ma.us if you need more information.
    We accept TEAS Entrance Exams results from other testing locations. 
    Contact the Practical Nursing office for specifics to get your results to us.

    Are you having trouble
    finding a TEAS Exam site?

    We administer TEAS Entrance Exams
    to students who are applying
    to other nursing programs.

    Are you nervous about taking
    TEAS Entrance Exam?
    No worries, we're offering a
    TEAS Exam Prep Course.

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    508–529–7758  x3122 or e-mail us