Purpose – The Paraprofessional test is for candidates who have completed fewer than 60 credit hours of coursework and want to work in Special Education or Title I schools in Missouri. The Paraprofessional test covers both English and basic mathematics.

When – The Paraprofessional exam will be offered at our Testing Center on the following dates during 2018:

Saturday, June 2

Friday, September 14

Monday, June 11

Monday, September 17

Thursday, June 21

Monday, September 24

Monday, June 25

Monday, October 1

Monday, July 2

Saturday, October 13

Wednesday, July 11

Monday, October 15

Saturday, July 21

Saturday, October 27

Monday, July 23

Saturday, November 3

Monday, July 30

Monday, November 5

Friday, August 3

Monday, November 19

Saturday, August 11

Tuesday, November 20

Monday, August 13

Monday, November 26

Friday, August 24

Saturday, December 8

Monday, August 27

Monday, December 17

Saturday, September 8

Friday, December 21

Test Format – The Paraprofessional test is an internet based test

Cost – There is a sitting fee of $10 for the Paraprofessional test. This amount is due on the day the candidate is registered to take the assessment. Candidates are to bring the correct amount in exact cash, check or money order made payable to Missouri S&T.

Registration and Information Website – Candidates are to register at Candidates are to schedule appointment at least 7 days in advance of the test date. 

Test Preparation – You can find information on Test Preparation here

Accommodations – Candidates must declare their intent to request alternative arrangements when registering and before scheduling their appointment, as well as complete and submit the Alternative Testing Arrangements Request Form (available at along with the required documentation.