• The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is a standardized, multiple choice exam for students entering into nursing school.  The test is created and administered by ATI (Assessment Technologies Institute, LLC). The exam consists of 170 questions, drawn from a TEAS Test Bank consisting of thousands of questions. Topics covered:  

    Math (36 Questions)          Reading (53 Questions)

    Science (53 Questions)      English (28 Questions)

    There are 20 unscored pretest questions.

    This is a 3-4 hour test.

    The TEAS cutoff score is 58.0%. Scores lower than 58.0% may be considered under our admission by exception policy., in effect after March 31st.

    The TEAS test may be taken more than one time, however, there must be at least 21 days between testing dates.  

    All applicants must take the TEAS to be eligible for consideration to the LPN Program. The cost of the TEAS is $75.00.


    Please complete 1-4 when registering for a TEAS exam.
    1. Click here to view/print the registration checklist and TEAS exam dates
    2. Click here to Register & Pay for the TEAS 
    *Exam fee is non-refundable for no call, no show examinees. 
    3. After you have registered for the TEAS, please click here to create an account with ATI.
    4. Click here to sign up for Remind messaging to receive notification in the event of a cancellation. 
    **We reserve the right to cancel or postpone exam dates due to low response numbers or weather.  In the event that we must cancel or postpone an exam date, we will notify registrants as soon as possible. Students will ONLY be notified by text via Remind.
    Exams are administered at Cass Career Center, but may also be taken at other sites approved by ATI.


    To be considered for the current application cycle, the TEAS exam results must not be greater than a year old at the application deadline
    You will need to have Official TEAS results sent to us by mail, fax, or email from either the school you took the TEAS exam through, or atitesting.com. 
    Fax No. 816.884.3179
       **Please dial '1' if you are faxing from outside of Harrisonville, MO** 
    Mail: 1600 E Elm Harrisonville, MO 64701 Attn: PN Program
    Email: liz.summers@harrisonvilleschools.org 


    It is highly recommended to review TEAS study material before taking the TEAS, either by purchasing study materials or enrolling in an online course.
    The Cass Career Center has study guides available for checkout (two week limit per student) for a $65 deposit (refundable upon return of the study guide within the two week checkout period). Our study guides are limited, so please call 816.380.3253 x 7223 before coming to the office.