Paraprofessional Certification


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The Shasta County Office of Education administers the Paraprofessional Exam for all school districts in Shasta County. While anyone is welcome to complete this exam, please check with your prospective employing school district to confirm if you are required to complete this exam.

The Paraprofessional Exam is a two-hour timed exam. The cost for the exam is $7.00 (paid with your online registration). A picture ID will be required before the test will be administered.

Please bring a hand-held calculator. You must register prior to taking the exam.

To reserve a seat, please click on the date you prefer below to register.

The passing score for the exam is 70%.

Upon passing the exam, a Certificate of Proficiency and a letter with the exam score will be mailed directly to the candidate.

If a candidate does not pass the exam an email with the exam score will be sent to them. The cost to retake the exam is $7.00.

*Paraprofessional Exam: meets the employment requirements in a Title I classroom under the previous “No Child Left Behind Act” now called the "Every Student Succeeds Act".