Your Test Appointment

Receiving Your Admission Ticket

After you register for a test, you will receive an admission ticket by email to bring to your test appointment. You may also log in to your account to view or print your admission ticket.

Your admission ticket will include the address of the test site.

Reporting to the Test Site

Report to the test site 30 minutes before the appointment time indicated on your admission ticket.

You must bring the following to your test appointment:

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Taking the Test

The test session provides enough time for pre-administration activities and test completion. Even though you may finish testing before the ending time of the test session, you should plan to use the entire session time. Please note that you will be allowed no more than the allotted time to complete the test.

Before testing

  • Complete pre-administration activities, including identity verification procedures such as having your photo taken and your palm scanned.
  • Place all personal items, including any prohibited materials,Link opens pop-up window into the secure storage provided.
  • Receive an erasable notepad and pen from the test proctor.
  • Complete a tutorial on how to take a computer-based test, including how to record your responses to multiple-choice questions and performance components.
  • After you sign in at the test center, you will be presented with a nondisclosure agreement on the computer. It will ask you to indicate your agreement to the conditions set forth on the current website, including the Important Testing Information and Agreement to the Testing Rules Link opens a PDF document and the rules communicated to you orally or in writing at the test administration. You will have five minutes to read and accept the terms of this nondisclosure agreement. If you do not respond within five minutes, or if you indicate that you do not accept the terms of the agreement, your test session will terminate, you will not be permitted to test, you will receive no refund or credit of any kind, and you will be required to wait 31 calendar days before you can retake the test.

During testing

  • You may take restroom breaks. For most tests, the time you take for breaks is counted as part of your testing time. A scheduled 15-minute break is provided to examinees taking one of the following subtest combinations: two or more subtests of the FELE, three or more subtests of Prekindergarten/Primary PK–3 or Elementary Education K–6, or all four subtests of the General Knowledge Test. The scheduled breaks for these aforementioned tests do not count against an examinee's testing time.
  • You may not communicate with other examinees or unauthorized persons either in person or by communication device.
  • You will be monitored continuously and may also be videotaped.
  • If you require assistance, raise your hand and notify test center staff. Please note that test center staff cannot answer questions about or discuss test content with you.
  • You will not lose any testing time if your computer freezes. If this or other problems occur, you will resume testing where you stopped once the issue is resolved.

After testing

  • At the conclusion of testing, your test materials will be collected and you will be dismissed from the test session.
  • Once you have been dismissed, you must leave the test site.
  • If you have a test appointment later in the day, return to the test site 30 minutes before your next appointment.
  • If you would like to submit comments about your test appointment, go to www.fldoe.org/accountability/assessments/postsecondary-assessment/ftce Link opens in a new window. and follow the "online survey" link to complete a Customer Feedback Survey. Your feedback will be analyzed by the Florida Department of Education and used for program improvement.