Paraprofessional Testing

  • *Beginning July 2022, Tri-District Adult Education will no longer be able to offer the parapro exam at our site locations.  Test-takers can schedule to take the parapro assessment online at or schedule the test through a Prometrics Test Center.

    The ParaPro Assessment measures the reading, writing and basic math competencies of practicing and prospective paraprofessionals. In accordance with the No Child Left Behind Act, the ParaPro Assessment can be used to certify teacher’s aides and assistants in the instruction of these subjects to school children.

    The ParaPro Assessment is a general aptitude test given on the computer that offers certification for paraprofessionals. It also offers an objective assessment of a prospective teacher’s requisite foundation of knowledge and skills and the ability to effectively use those skills in the classroom. 

    If you need assistance in preparing for the parapro exam, you can enroll in Tri-District Adult Education as a Basic Skills Upgrade student.  You will attend class for 40 instructional hours and focus on reading and math skills that are tested on the exam.