ParaPro Assessment

The ParaPro Assessment measures the reading, writing and basic math competencies of practicing and prospective paraprofessionals. ParaPro is a part of the ETS Praxis program. It is administered on computer in participating school districts and in a paper-pencil format on some Praxis test dates at some centers. Contact your local district’s administrative office to determine which option is available to you. In accordance with the No Child Left Behind Act, this assessment can be used to certify teachers’ aides and assistants in the instruction of these subjects to school children.

Note: Your local school district may not have specific testing centers or test dates information if they are not administering the ParaPro Assessment. In this case, please contact ETS at for a list of institutions and school districts in your area.

You can also find test preparation materials by clicking here.

ParaPro Scoring Information

In Arkansas, a qualifying score on the ParaPro Assessment is 457.  For other qualifying scores, visit the ETS Parapro website.

Appointment required

Testing Services uses an online appointment scheduler. Instructions regarding how to schedule and reschedule an exam as well as the direct URL ( are available through the Testing Services homepage.


For more information, you may contact our office at:

University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Testing Services
2801 South University Avenue
Student Services Center, room 315
Little Rock, AR 72204

501.569.8096 (Fax) (Email)