The Program Admission assessment consists of three subtests; a combined version of the tests is also offered. An updated version of the assessment will be offered beginning September 1, 2019. See the GACE Program Admission Assessment Updates for Test Takers.
- Test I – Reading (210) (formerly Test Code 200)
- Test II – Mathematics (211) (formerly Test Code 201)
- Test III – Writing (212) (formerly Test Code 202)
- Combined Test I, II, and III (710) (formerly Test Code 700)
The test preparation materials below are the only GACE® study materials endorsed by the GaPSC. Other preparation materials may not accurately reflect the content of the assessment or the policies and procedures of the GACE program.
This free download i designed to familiarize you with the content material to be tested, test question formats, and pertinent study resources for this assessment.
- Program Admission Study Companion — Download this file if you are testing before September 1, 2019
- Program Admission Study Companion — Download this file if you are testing after September 1, 2019
Test at a Glance
This preparation resource gives you a quick overview of the assessment and includes:
- Assessment name
- Grade level
- Test code(s)
- Testing time
- Test duration
- Number and types of questions
- Subareas and approximate percentage of the test
- Test objectives
Program Admission Test at a Glance — Download this file if you are testing before September 1, 2019
Program Admission Test at a Glance — Download this file if you are testing after September 1, 2019
Interactive Practice Tests
Use the Interactive Practice Tests (IPTs) to prepare for the Program Admission assessment. Each practice test allows you to answer one set of test questions to simulate what you will experience on the day of the test. It is approximately the same length as the actual test; however, the questions in the IPT are sample questions and do not appear on the actual test. After you complete the practice test, you can see if you answered the selected-response questions correctly or incorrectly and get explanations for the correct answers. Feedback is not provided for the constructed-response questions.
A practice test for each subtest in the Program Admission assessment is available for purchase through the ETS Store at $18 per subscription. Note: There is only one version available for this test title, so each time you take the practice test, you answer the same questions in the same order. Retaking or repurchasing the same practice test more than once does not give you different practice questions or change the order in which the questions are delivered.
- Program Admission assessment – Reading (210) Interactive Practice Test
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- Program Admission assessment – Mathematics (211) Interactive Practice Test
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- Program Admission assessment – Writing (212) Interactive Practice Test
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Khan Academy Online Prep
NEW: Khan Academy® Official Praxis® Core Prep is now available! This free, online prep resource includes diagnostic tests, instructional videos, interactive practice tests and study plans to help you prepare for the GACE Program Admission Assessment. Create your free account today!
Created for Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators (CORE), this resource can also be used to prepare for the GACE Program Admission assessment. It is a very useful study tool for GACE because it covers the same skills that appear on both assessments.
- Custom Study Plan
- Skill Practices
- Full-length, timed, practice tests
Important Note: Because this was created for Praxis Core, some functions will not be relevant for GACE (e.g., selection of official test dates, choice of where your scores will be reported). Khan also does not yet provide support for GACE's Program Admission assessment's grading scale.
The Praxis Core and the GACE Program Admission assessment are virtually identical, so using this resource for diagnostic purposes, studying, and practice will be extremely helpful in preparing to take the GACE Program Admission assessment.
Support Videos and Exercises for Test II Mathematics
The GACE program has identified videos and exercises that may be useful to support your preparation for Program Admission Assessment – Test II Mathematics (211). Note that while these materials may be helpful, they are not officially endorsed by the GACE program.