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GACE® Assessments Offered

The following is a list of the GACE® assessments offered.

  • Some assessments contain more than one test and can be taken as a single test or combined test.
  • Each test can include selected-response (SR) questions, constructed-response (CR) questions, or a combination of both. CR questions may be written, spoken, or signed.
  • All assessments are computer-delivered, except for Test II of the American Sign Language assessment, which is performance-based.
  • Testing time is the timed part of the actual test.
  • Test duration is the testing time plus any time allowed for tutorials and directional screens that may be included in the test.

Before registering for a GACE assessment, check which assessment you need to take for your certification and also review the Eligibility Requirements. More information about educator testing requirements can be found on the GaPSC website.

To learn more about the test content and see sample questions, see Test Preparation Resources.

Program Admission Assessment

Assessment Name Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Program Admission

Note: For Test II and the combined test, see tips for using the four-function online calculator.

Test I – Reading 200 SR 85 min. 2 hrs.
Test II – Mathematics 201 SR 85 min. 2 hrs.
Test III – Writing 202 SR, CR 100 min. 2 hrs.
Combined Test I, II, and III 700 SR, CR 4 hrs. 30 min. 5 hrs.

Content Assessments

Assessment Name Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Agricultural Education Test I 040 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 041 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 540 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
American Sign Language

Note: A combined test is not available for the American Sign Language Assessment. Registration for Test II (151) of the American Sign Language Assessment can only be made by phone.

Test I – American Sign Language 150 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II – Assessment of Sign Communication – American Sign Language (ASC-ASL) 151 CR 20 min. 20 min.
Art Education Test I 109 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 110 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 609 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Behavioral Science Test I 050 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 051 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 550 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Biology Test I 026 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 027 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 526 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Birth Through Kindergarten Test I 005 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 006 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 505 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Business Education Test I 042 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 043 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 542 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Chemistry

Note: Testing software for all tests includes Periodic Table of the Elements and Table of Information. See Chemistry reference documents.

Test I 028 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 029 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 528 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Early Childhood Education

Note: The Early Childhood Education assessment cannot be used to add this field to a clear renewable teaching certificate. It is intended only for those who have completed a state-approved educator preparation program in this field. Contact the GaPSC for further information.

Test I 001 SR, CR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 002 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 501 SR, CR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Early Childhood Special
Education General Curriculum

Note: Early Childhood Special Education General Curriculum assessment cannot be used to add this field to a clear renewable teaching certificate. It is intended only for those who have completed a state-approved educator preparation program in this field. Contact the GaPSC for further information.

Test I 003 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 004 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 503 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Economics Test I 038 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 039 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 538 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
English Test I 020 SR, CR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 021 SR, CR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 520 SR, CR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
English to Speakers of
Other Languages (ESOL)
Test I 119 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 120 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 619 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Family and Consumer
Sciences Education
Test I 044 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 045 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 544 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
French

Note: Practice with the Alternate Character Toolbar prior to test day.

Test I – Reading/Writing 143 SR, CR 1 hr. 20 min. 2.5 hrs.
Test II – Listening/Speaking 144 SR, CR 1 hr. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 643 SR, CR 2 hrs. 20 min. 5 hrs.
Geography Test I 036 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 037 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 536 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
German

Note: Practice with the Alternate Character Toolbar prior to test day.

Test I – Reading/Writing 145 SR, CR 1 hr. 20 min. 2.5 hrs.
Test II – Listening/Speaking 146 SR, CR 1 hr. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 645 SR, CR 2 hrs. 20 min. 5 hrs.
Health and Physical Education Test I 115 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 116 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 615 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Health Education Test I 113 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 114 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 613 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
History Test I 034 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 035 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 534 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Latin Latin 147 SR, CR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Marketing Education Test I 046 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 047 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 546 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Mathematics

Note: Testing software for all tests includes Notations, Definitions, and Formulas; see Mathematics reference documents. Practice with the online graphing calculator prior to test day.

Test I 022 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 023 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 522 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Media Specialist Test I 101 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 102 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 601 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Middle Grades Language Arts Middle Grades Language Arts 011 SR, CR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Middle Grades Mathematics

Note: Practice with the online graphing calculator prior to test day.

Middle Grades Mathematics 013 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Middle Grades Reading Middle Grades Reading 012 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Middle Grades Science

Note: Testing software includes Periodic Table of the Elements and Table of Information; see Middle Grades Science reference documents.

Middle Grades Science 014 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Middle Grades Social
Science
Middle Grades Social Science 015 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Music Test I 111 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 112 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 611 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Physics

Note: Testing software includes Periodic Table of the Elements and Table of Information; see Physics reference documents.

Test I 030 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 031 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 530 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Political Science Test I 032 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 033 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 532 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Reading Test I 117 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 118 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 617 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
School Counseling Test I 103 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 104 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 603 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
School Psychology Test I 105 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 106 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 605 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Science

Note: Testing software includes Periodic Table of the Elements and Table of Information; see Science reference documents.

Test I 024 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 025 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 524 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Spanish

Note: Practice with the Alternate Character Toolbar prior to test day.

Test I – Reading/Writing 141 SR, CR 1 hr. 20 min. 2.5 hrs.
Test II – Listening/Speaking 142 SR, CR 1 hr. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 641 SR, CR 2 hrs. 20 min. 5 hrs.
Special Education Adapted
Curriculum
Test I 083 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 084 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 583 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Special Education Deaf
Education
Test I 085 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 086 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 585 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Special Education General
Curriculum
Test I 081 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 082 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 581 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.
Special Education
Mathematics and Science

Note: Testing software includes Periodic Table of the Elements for the science portion only; see Special Education Mathematics and Science reference documents. Practice with the online scientific calculator prior to test day.

Special Education Mathematics and Science 088 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Special Education Reading, English Language Arts and
Social Studies
Special Education Reading, English Language Arts and Social Studies 087 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Technology Education Test I 048 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Test II 049 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.
Combined Test I and II 548 SR 4 hrs. 5 hrs.

 

Paraprofessional Assessment

Assessment Name Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Paraprofessional Paraprofessional 177 SR 2.5 hrs. 3 hrs.

See more information about the Paraprofessional Assessment, including the policies and procedures regarding registration, testing, and scores.

Professional Pedagogy, Educational Leadership, and Certificate Upgrade Assessments

ETS is not offering the Professional Pedagogy test. The test will be offered by the Evaluation Systems group of Pearson through the spring of 2014. If you have questions about this test, please contact the GaPSC.

The Educational Leadership assessment and the assessments for certificate upgrades in Curriculum and Instruction and Instructional Technology will be offered by ETS in June 2014. To take the Educational Leadership assessment prior to that time, go to the Evaluation Systems group of Pearson website.

 
 

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