ParaPro Assessment

The ParaPro Assessment is offered at South Seattle College in partnership with ETS (Educational Testing Service). The ParaPro Assessment is for prospective and practicing paraprofessionals. The test measures skills and knowledge in reading, mathematics, and writing, as well as the ability to apply those skills and knowledge to assist in classroom instruction.

See the ETS® ParaPro site for test prep materials.

Appointments

We are typically available for appointments Monday-Thursdays from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. The test is 2.5 hours.

Email exam.proctor@seattlecolleges.edu at least two business days before you would like to take the test.

  • Include your name and the day/time you would like to take the test
  • We will confirm your appointment within one business day

Fees

We charge a $75 fee for the ParaPro Assessment. The non-refundable fee can be paid with cash, check, debit or credit card at the South Seattle College Cashier’s Office. The Cashier’s office is located in the Student Services lobby in the Robert Smith Building (RSB). Please bring your receipt with you to the Student Assessment Services office when you arrive for testing. We are located in the Robert Smith Building, room 76.

What to bring

A government issued identification card with your name, photograph, and signature (Passport, driver’s license, or state issued ID card). All other personal belongings will be stored in lockers provided by Student Assessment Services.

No calculators, reference books, or electronic aids are allowed during the exam. Student Assessment Services will provide pencils for you.

Scores

Unofficial scores are available onscreen at the end of your test. You will be sent an official score report 2-3 weeks after your test date. The qualifying score for the state of Washington is 461.

Questions?

For questions regarding appointment scheduling, please email exam.proctor@seattlecolleges.edu or call 206.934.6767.

For questions regarding test content or requirements, please see the ETS® ParaPro website.