Prekindergarten/Primary PK–3 (053)

The Prekindergarten/Primary PK–3 test consists of four subtests covering content and content pedagogy in the following areas:

  • Subtest 1: Developmental Knowledge (531)
  • Subtest 2: Language Arts and Reading (532)
  • Subtest 3: Mathematics (533)
  • Subtest 4: Science (534)

Registration Information

If you are taking this version of the test for the first time, you must register for the full test (all four subtests). After the first attempt, you may register to take any combination of subtests in one test session. You must pass all four subtests in order to pass the test.

Format Computer-based test (CBT);
Subtest 1: approximately 60 multiple-choice questions
Subtest 2: approximately 60 multiple-choice questions
Subtest 3: approximately 50 multiple-choice questions
Subtest 4: approximately 50 multiple-choice questions
All 4 subtests: approximately 220 multiple-choice questions
Time Subtest 1: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Subtest 2: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Subtest 3: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Subtest 4: 1 hour
If you take 3 or more subtests in a single session, you will receive a 15-minute break. Review the break policy Link opens pop-up window for more information.
Test Dates By appointment, year round. You will schedule your test during registration, based on available dates.
Test Sites CBT sites are located throughout Florida and nationwide. Locate a test center Link opens in a new window.
Passing Score A scaled score of at least 200 per subtest
Examinees must pass all 4 subtests to pass the Prekindergarten/Primary PK–3.
Reference Materials Provided for This Test A mathematics reference sheet is provided with your test.
Test Fee First attempt Link opens pop-up window: $200 (full battery)
Retake Link opens pop-up window:
$150 (single subtest)
$200 (two subtests)
$220 (three or more subtests)
Score Reporting Unofficial pass/non-pass status are provided immediately after testing; score reports are released within 4 weeks of testing. Review information about score report dates Link opens pop-up window.
Testing Policies When you register, you must agree to abide by all testing rules and policies.
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Resources View the content resource materials available for this test.

Tests may include test questions that are being evaluated for future administrations and that do not affect an examinee's score.