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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 the Assessment of Sign Communication-American Sign Language (ASC-ASL), 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

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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Test I – Reading 200 SR 85 mins. 2 hrs.
Test II – Mathematics 201 SR 85 mins. 2 hrs.
Test III – Writing 202 SR, CR 100 mins. 2 hrs.
Combined Test I, II, and III 700 SR, CR 4 hrs. 30 mins. 5 hrs.

Content Assessments

Agricultural Education

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

A combined test is not available for American Sign Language. Registration for Test II is by phone only.

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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 mins. 20 mins.

Art Education

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Testing software for all tests includes Periodic Table of the Elements and Table of Information.

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

This 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.

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

This 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.

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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)

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Practice with the Alternate Character Toolbar tutorial prior to test day.

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Test I – Reading/Writing 143 SR, CR 1 hr. 20 mins. 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 mins. 5 hrs.

Geography

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Practice with the Alternate Character Toolbar tutorial prior to test day.

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Test I – Reading/Writing 145 SR, CR 1 hr. 20 mins. 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 mins. 5 hrs.

Health and Physical Education

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Latin 147 SR, CR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.

Marketing Education

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Testing software includes Notations, Definitions, and Formulas. Practice with the online graphing calculator tutorial prior to test day.

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Middle Grades Language Arts 011 SR, CR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.

Middle Grades Mathematics

Practice with the online graphing calculator tutorial prior to test day.

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Middle Grades Mathematics 013 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.

Middle Grades Reading

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Middle Grades Reading 012 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.

Middle Grades Science

Testing software includes Periodic Table of the Elements and Table of Information.

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Middle Grades Science 014 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.

Middle Grades Social Science

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Middle Grades Social Science 015 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.

Music

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Testing software includes Periodic Table of the Elements and Table of Information.

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Testing software includes Periodic Table of the Elements and Table of Information.

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Practice with the Alternate Character Toolbar tutorial prior to test day.

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Test I – Reading/Writing 141 SR, CR 1 hr. 20 mins. 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 mins. 5 hrs.

Special Education Adapted Curriculum

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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

Testing software includes Periodic Table of the Elements for science portion only. Practice with the online scientific calculator tutorial prior to test day.

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Special Education Mathematics and Science 088 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.

Special Education Reading, English Language Arts, and Social Studies

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Special Education Reading, English Language Arts, and Social Studies 087 SR 2 hrs. 2.5 hrs.

Technology Education

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
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.

Certificate Upgrade

See the Teacher Leadership section of the GACE website for information about the Teacher Leadership assessment, including the policies and procedures regarding registration, testing, and scores.

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Curriculum and Instruction 300 SR, CR 2 hrs. 45 mins. 3 hrs. 15 mins.
Instructional Technology 302 SR, CR 3 hrs. 3.5 hrs.
Teacher Leadership 303 CR N/A N/A

Educational Leadership

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Educational Leadership 301 SR, CR 3 hrs. 3.5 hrs.

Educator Ethics

The Educator Ethics section of the GACE website will be available in September. The website will offer more information about the Educator Ethics assessment, including information about the modules, policies, and procedures regarding registration and scores.

Modules Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Educator Ethics – Program Entry (available September 2014) 350 SR N/A N/A
Educator Ethics – Program Exit (available January 2015) 360 SR N/A N/A

Paraprofessional Assessment

See the Paraprofessional section of the GACE website for information about the Paraprofessional assessment, including the policies and procedures regarding registration, testing, and scores.

Tests Test Code Question Types Testing Time Test Duration
Paraprofessional 117 SR 2.5 hrs. 3 hrs.
 
 

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