ETS® ParaPro Assessment for at home testing.

The ParaPro Assessment is a general aptitude test that is required in many states for paraprofessional certification. The ParaPro Assessment is for prospective and practicing paraprofessionals. Test takers have two and a half hours to complete the test with 90 multiple-choice questions. Test subjects include reading, writing and math. All test questions are in English.

How to Register

Once you have confirmed that your computer and testing room meet the requirements, you can register and schedule your appointment through ProProctor. Appointments are available 8 a.m.–5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.

Download the ProProctor User Guide (PDF) for more information on testing remotely with Prometric.

Remote Testing

You can take the ParaPro test remotely on your own computer at home or another secure location. The test is monitored by a human proctor online through ProProctor®, and appointments are available 8 a.m.–5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday. The test is delivered on computer and administered remotely by ProProctor®

Before scheduling an at home appointment, be sure that you meet the equipment and environment requirements for at home testing. If you do not meet these requirements, you will not be able to test at home. Once you have confirmed that you meet the requirements, you can register and schedule your appointment through ProProctor.

Understanding your Score

Unofficial scores are available onscreen at the end of your test. Official score reports are sent approximately 2–3 weeks after your test date. See Getting Your Scores. Scores are listed in State and School District Requirements. LCPS will accept the unofficial scores on the application with the understanding that the official scores must be submitted at time of hire. Print and upload the unofficial scores to the application.

Equipment Needed

  • A desktop or laptop computer; you cannot use a tablet or mobile device.
  • You must have a computer with a camera (Resolution: 640 X 480p)
  • An internet connection (Before installing the ProProctor application, you can run a system readiness check.)
  • Web browser: latest version of Google Chrome™
  • Microphone: Enabled
  • The ability to install a lightweight app (prior to the test event).
  • Download speed: 500 Kbps (0.5 mbps)

Prior to Testing: Three Simple Steps to Test.: To ensure you have the most up to date software, entering your confirmation details. Enter your appointment confirmation number and your surname to find and launch your proctored exam. When ready to take your test, visit: https://rpcandidate.prometric.com/Home/LaunchExam

For further assistance contact Yolanda Ponce LCPS Human Resources at yponce@lcps.net