Tests

What tests do I need to take? Testing requirements are dependent on certification type. Read more about which tests are required for teacher certification in Missouri.

Information about each test. Get specific information about a test, including when and where you can take the test, and access preparation materials by selecting the test from the following tables.

Paraprofessional

Paraprofessional
Paraprofessional

MEP

MoGEA

Test CodeGeneral Education Assessment
066–069Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA)
Examinees must pass the 066–068 subtests:
  • 066 Reading Comprehension and Interpretation
  • 067 Writing
  • 068 Mathematics
  • 069 Science and Social Studies (no longer required for program admission)
081Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA) (first test administration to be determined)

Missouri Content Assessments

Early Childhood Education & Elementary Education
Test CodeTestGrade Level
064Early Childhood EducationBirth to Grade 3
073 & 074Elementary Education Multi-Content
  • 073 Subtest I – Mathematics & Science
  • 074 Subtest II – English Language Arts & Social Studies
Examinees must pass both subtests.
Grades 1–6
065Elementary Mathematics SpecialistGrades 1–6
Middle School Education
Test CodeTestGrade Level
011Middle School Education: Language ArtsGrades 5–9
012Middle School Education: MathematicsGrades 5–9
013Middle School Education: ScienceGrades 5–9
014Middle School Education: Social ScienceGrades 5–9
Secondary Education
Test CodeTestGrade Level
015AgricultureGrades 9–12
075BiologyGrades 9–12
017BusinessGrades 9–12
076ChemistryGrades 9–12
077Earth ScienceGrades 9–12
020EnglishGrades 9–12
070JournalismGrades 9–12
022MarketingGrades 9–12
082MathematicsGrades 9–12
078PhysicsGrades 9–12
071Social ScienceGrades 9–12
031Speech & TheaterGrades 9–12
046Technology & EngineeringGrades 9–12
K–12 Education
Test CodeTestGrade Level
036ArtGrades K–12
315Computer Science (NES®)Grades K–12
038Family & Consumer SciencesBirth to Grade 12
041HealthGrades K–12
042Library Media SpecialistGrades K–12
043Music: Instrumental & VocalGrades K–12
044Physical EducationGrades K–12
079Special Reading (required for certification after 1/1/2023)Grades K–12
037World Languages: Chinese—MandarinGrades K–12
039World Languages: FrenchGrades K–12
040World Languages: GermanGrades K–12
045World Languages: SpanishGrades K–12
Special Education
Test CodeTestGrade Level
047Blind & Low VisionBirth to Grade 12
048Deaf & Hard of HearingBirth to Grade 12
049Early Childhood Special EducationBirth to Grade 3
050Mild/Moderate Cross Categorical Special Education Grades K–12
051Severely Developmentally DisabledBirth to Grade 12
Student Services
Test CodeTestGrade Level
056CounselorGrades K–12
School & District Leadership
Test CodeTestGrade Level
080Building-Level Administrator School Leader Grades K–12
059SuperintendentGrades K–12
Professional Knowledge
Test CodeTestGrade Level
062Professional Knowledge: Middle SchoolGrades 5–9
063Professional Knowledge: SecondaryGrades 9–12

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