Paraprofessional Testing

ParaPro Assessment

Internet-Based Testing

Download the ParaPro Assessment Flyer

Purpose of the ParaPro Assessment

Federal legislation, known as No Child Left Behind, required that beginning January 8, 2002, paraprofessionals are required to have one of the following:

  • An associate of arts degree
  • A minimum of 60 semesters hours of college credit
  • Demonstrated, through a state or local academic assessment, knowledge of, and the ability to assist in the instruction of reading, writing, and math


About the ParaPro Assessment

The ParaPro Assessment measures skills and knowledge in reading and writing, as well as the ability to apply those skills and knowledge to assist in classroom instruction.

  • The test consists of 90 multiple-choice questions
  • Visit www.ets.org/parapro for test prep materials
  • The test takes approximately 2 1/2 hours
  • Cost of the test is $75.00 (nonrefundable)
  • Testing by prepaid reservation ONLY - Register @ 4680 28th Court, Vero Beach FL. 32967
  • Bring a photo ID and know your social security number
  • Please plan to arrive 15 minutes before test time
  • Calculators, cell phones and all other electronic devices are not allowed in the testing room
  • Only bottled water is permitted
  • Test-takers should arrive unaccompanied to the test site as there is no place for friends or family to wait during testing

TCTC ParaPro Assessment Dates- click on the link.