1885 Lake Avenue
Elyria, OH 44035
Phone: (440) 324-5777 Fax: (440) 324-7355
ParaPro Assessment
The ParaPro Assessment measures the reading, writing and basic math competencies of practicing and prospective paraprofessionals. In accordance with the No Child Left Behind Act, the ParaPro Assessment can be used to certify teacher’s aides and assistants in the instruction of these subjects to school children.

About the ParaPro Assessment

What Is It?

The ParaPro Assessment measures the skills and knowledge in reading, writing and math possessed by prospective and practicing paraprofessionals. It also measures their ability to apply those skills and knowledge when assisting in classroom instruction. 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 Long Is It?

Test takers have 2½ hours to complete the test.

What Subjects Are on the Test?

Test subjects include reading, writing and math.

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 focus on applying skills in the classroom.

All test questions are in English.

* For a practice test/information go to the ETS website. *

Payment Fee: $70 - payable to ESCLC and hand delivered or mailed at least 3 DAYS BEFORE the test to:
Attn: Debbie Shannon
ESCLC
1885 Lake Avenue
Elyria, Ohio 44035

We must receive payment before assessment
Questions: contact Moira at 440.324.5777 ext. 1156
Registration Assistance:  Debbie Shannon 324-5777 ext. 1112



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