Paraprofessional Certification

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. A picture ID will be required before the test will be administered.

  • The passing score for the exam is 70%.
  • Upon passing the exam, a letter with the passing 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. 

*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".

Questions or concerns? Call HR for assistance at (530) 225-0200.