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Washington Educator Skills Tests (WEST)

This website will be temporarily unavailable on Sunday, August 19, for approximately one hour beginning at 5:00 a.m. pacific time, for a system upgrade. During the upgrade process, users will not be able to access the website, register and schedule their tests, or access scores. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Retake Policy

Examinees who do not pass a test or subtest may retake that test or subtest. If you wish to retake a test, you must complete the registration process again. Retake policies depend on the test you have taken, and are shown below.

WEST Tests You must wait 45 days before taking the test again.
NES Tests You must wait 30 days before taking the test again.