Due to precautions related to COVID-19, please note the following information:


General Information:

  • Scheduling for Math Placement testing is no longer required. Placement testing is available:
  • In Person: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm in Main 128. Walk-ins are welcome.
  • Remote via Zoom: Monday – Thursday 9am – 4pm, and Friday 10am-2pm. Join our Testing Zoom anytime to test.
  • If you prefer to schedule ahead of time you can do so at: https://www.registerblast.com/lowercolumbia
  • Scheduling is still required for all other non-placement testing.
  • Masks are now optional.

Ways to reach us during this time:

The ParaPro Assessment measures the skills and knowledge in reading, writing and math possessed by prospective and practicing paraprofessionals.

It also measures their ability to apply those skills and knowledge when assisting in classroom instruction. It was designed to satisfy the requirements of the federally legislated No Child Left Behind Act.

  Learn more about the ParaPro Assessment.


How to Schedule your Test

ParaPro Assessment available on a scheduled basis Monday - Thursday, from 10 am to 5 pm.
Schedule online through our online scheduling system. Online scheduling provided by RegisterBlast.


Costs and Fees

ParaPro Assessment: $85.
This covers two fees:

  • Fee to purchase an individual ParaPro exam: $55
  • Test proctoring fee: $30.

Length of Exam

Test takers have 2-1/2 hours to complete 90 multiple-choice questions in reading, writing and math..


  If you prefer to schedule your test by telephone please call us. Our contact information is listed at the bottom of the page.

 

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Contact the Testing Center

We look forward to serving you! The Testing Center is conveniently located in Main (MAN) 128. No appointment is needed. If you need accommodations please contact Disability Support Services, (360) 442-2340.

 Angel Ruvalcaba/Placement & Intake Manager

  Main 128 (Testing Center)
  (360) 442-2361
  aruvalcaba@lowercolumbia.edu

 Kaitlin Sexton/Program Assistant

  Main 128 (Testing Center)
  (360) 442-2360
  ksexton@lowercolumbia

 Madison Beaston/Program Assistant

  Main 128 (Testing Center)
  (360) 442-2360
  mbeaston@lowercolumbia.edu

Testing Office (General Inquiries)

  (360) 442-2360
 
testing@lowercolumbia.edu

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