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.
The test is for prospective and practicing paraprofessionals.
Test takers have 2½ hours to complete the test.
Test subjects include reading, writing, and math.
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. *