ParaPro Assessment

Notice: The ParaPro exam is not currently offered

The ParaPro Assessment is a general aptitude test that is required in many states for paraprofessional certification. It also offers school districts an objective assessment of your foundation of knowledge and skills. Start now and take the necessary steps to become a paraprofessional. See the State Requirements to find out if the ParaPro Assessment is required in your state.

You can also find test preparation materials by clicking here.

Testing Sites

This page will be updated as we get more information. Please visit the ParaPro website, they have at home test options available.

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.

ParaPro Scoring Information

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