PACT Facts: Dates, How to Register and Study Resources

What is PACT? Glad you asked.

Pre-Admission Content Test (PACT) is a route to take content-area certification tests before entering an Educator Preparation Program (EPP) to demonstrate content mastery. The results are used as documentation when you apply for a teaching certificate. For more information about PACT:


PACT Testing Dates 2017-2018

Click here if you are interested in

  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources 6-12 (272)
  • Chemistry 7-12 (240)
  • Physical Science 6-12 (237)
  • Physics/Mathematics 7-12 (243)

Click here if you are interested in

  • English Language Arts & Reading 7-12 (231)

If you are interested in

  • History 7-12 (233)
  • Life Science 7-12 (238)
  • Mathematics 6-12 (235)
  • Science 7-12 (236)
  • Social Studies 7-12 (232)

the PACT exam is offered continuously. That means that the test dates are available in the ETS TExES registration system, that you can register up to 2 days before the test date, and that you will get your PACT score report within 7 days of the test date.


PACT Testing Sites

You've got the "when's", so now you need to know the "where's".


PACT Test Registration

Go to

WAIT! Before you click on that link… 

… make sure that the name you register under exactly matches the ID documents you will present on the day of the test. If they do not, 

a) you may be prohibited from taking the test (or) 
b) your test scores may be canceled after you have taken the test (and) 
c) you will be very, very unhappy. 

So, be sure to enter your full name exactly as it appears on your ID. 

PACT Test Prep Materials

For oodles of study guides and test preparation materials, go to


Email a copy of the passing score report to Accelerate Online, and we will contact you with next steps for program admission.