About the ParaPro Assessment
Becoming A Highly Qualified ParaProfessional
What Is It?
The ParaPro Assessment measures the skills and knowledge in reading, writing and math on the part of prospective and practicing paraprofessionals. It also measures their ability to apply those skills and knowledge when assisting in classromm insturctions It was designed to satisfy the requirements of the federally legislated No Child Left Behind Act.
Who Takes It?
The test is for prospective and practicing paraprofessionals.
How Much Does The Test Cost?
The test fee is $50. The fee is non-refundable.
What Are The Questions Like?
The test has 90-multiple-choice questions, approximately two-thirds of which focus on basic skills and knowledge. The remaining one-third focuses on applying skills in the classroom. All test questions are in English.
Where Is The Test Given?
The computer-delivered test is given continually throughout the year in participating school districts. The paper-delivered test is offered four times per testing year.
How To Register For The ParaPro Assessment?
For The Computer-delivered Test
For The Paper-delivered Test