Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills

This site will provide you with information on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), which are the state standards for what students should know and be able to do.

TEKS Review and Revision

The State Board of Education (SBOE) has legislative authority to adopt the TEKS for each subject of the required curriculum. SBOE members nominate educators, parents, business and industry representatives, and employers to serve on TEKS review committees. The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Review by Subject area web page provides information regarding the SBOE’s process and current and previous reviews. .

The following link will provide information for the TEKS by subject area review:

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills by Chapter

The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) are listed below in two different formats, a web-based version of the standards and a PDF version of the standards. Click on the link below to access the web version (Web) of the standards or a PDF version (PDF) of the standards. Please note that the web-version of the standards may contain more than one page.

Chapter Web ʶٹ
Chapter 110. English Language Arts and Reading PDF
Chapter 111. Mathematics PDF
Chapter 112. Science PDF
Chapter 113. Social Studies PDF
Chapter 114. Languages Other Than English PDF
Chapter 115. Health Education PDF
Chapter 116. Physical Education PDF
Chapter 117. Fine Arts PDF
Chapter 120. Other Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills PDF
Chapter 126. Technology Applications PDF
Chapter 127. Career Development PDF
Chapter 128. Spanish Language Arts and English as a Second Language PDF
Chapter 130. Career and Technical Education PDF

TEKS-Related Documents

The following links provide access to TEKS-related documents:

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills by Grade Level (Elementary)

The following documents provide the elementary TEKS compiled by grade level:

Contact Information

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