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) will be administered until the new MoGEA becomes available
Examinees must pass all of the following subtests:
  • 066 Reading Comprehension and Interpretation
  • 067 Writing
  • 068 Mathematics
  • 069 Science and Social Studies
081Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA) will become available during the 2021–2022 program year

Missouri Content Assessments

Early Childhood Education & Elementary Education
Test CodeTestGrade Level
064Early Childhood EducationBirth to Grade 3
007–010Elementary Education Multi-Content (last test administration 8/22/2021)
Examinees must pass all of the following subtests:
  • 007 Elementary Education: English Language Arts Subtest
  • 008 Elementary Education: Mathematics Subtest
  • 009 Elementary Education: Science Subtest
  • 010 Elementary Education: Social Studies Subtest
Grades 1–6
073 & 074Elementary Education Multi-Content (first test administration 8/23/2021)
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
016Biology (last test administration 8/22/2021)Grades 9–12
075Biology (first test administration 8/23/2021)Grades 9–12
017BusinessGrades 9–12
018Chemistry (last test administration 8/22/2021)Grades 9–12
076Chemistry (first test administration 8/23/2021)Grades 9–12
019Earth Science (last test administration 8/22/2021)Grades 9–12
077Earth Science (first test administration 8/23/2021)Grades 9–12
020EnglishGrades 9–12
070JournalismGrades 9–12
022MarketingGrades 9–12
023Mathematics will be administered until the new test becomes availableGrades 9–12
082Mathematics is expected to become available during the 2022–2023 program yearGrades 9–12
024Physics (last test administration 8/22/2021)Grades 9–12
078Physics (first test administration 8/23/2021)Grades 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 will become available during the 2021–2022 program yearGrades 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 will be administered until the new test becomes availableGrades K–12
083Mild/Moderate Cross Categorical Special Education is expected to become available during the 2022–2023 program yearGrades K–12
051Severely Developmentally DisabledBirth to Grade 12
Student Services
Test CodeTestGrade Level
056CounselorGrades K–8 and Grades 7–12
School & District Leadership
Test CodeTestGrade Level
072Building-Level Administrator (last test administration 8/22/2021) Elementary Principal Grades K–8; Middle School Principal Grades 5–9; Secondary Principal Grades 9–12; Career Education Director Grades 9–12; Special Education Director Grades K–12
080Building-Level Administrator (first test administration 8/23/2021) Elementary Principal Grades K–8; Middle School Principal Grades 5–9; Secondary Principal Grades 9–12; Career Education Director Grades 9–12; Special Education Director Grades K–12
059SuperintendentGrades K–12
Professional Knowledge
Test CodeTestGrade Level
062Professional Knowledge: Middle SchoolGrades 5–9
063Professional Knowledge: SecondaryGrades 9–12