GACE Content Assessment FAQ
What are the GACE Content Assessment exams?
- Test of content skills competencies in specific certification fields
- Required for certification in the state of Georgia
- Each exam consists of multiple choice and may include a constructed response question
What exams do I take in order to satisfy the certification content requirement?
Each content area consists of 2 exams, except for middle grades individual subject/concentrations and Latin. For example: if an individual holds a degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education, this individual must pass GACE exams code 001 & 002, or combined exam 501, in order to satisfy the content assessment requirement and be eligible for certification in the state of Georgia. Another example: if an individual graduates with a degree in Middle Grades Education with a concentration in MG Math and MG Science, this individual must pass MG Math GACE exam code 013 & MG Science GACE exam code 014 in order to be certified in both fields. Please refer to the list of exams and their related fields on the GACE website.
Who must take the GACE Content Assessment tests?
- Everyone completing an initial certification degree program must attempt the GACE Content exams, associated with their degree field, prior to graduation
- Anyone seeking certification in the state of Georgia must apps the GACE Content exams associated with their field of certification
- Anyone wishing to transfer their teaching certification to the state of Georgia and who does not have documentation of a content exam in their original state of certification
What is considered passing on the GACE tests?
- 220 is the passing score requirement for all GACE content exams
How do I register for the GACE Content Assessment tests?
- Register online at the GACE Registration website
What are the GACE test dates?
- Test dates are provided on the GACE website
- Test dates are valid for all testing facilities worldwide
- Test scores take 1-3 weeks to report, so plan accordingly
Where can I take the GACE Content Assessment tests?
- Visit the GACE website for locations worldwide
What is the cost for the GACE Content Assessment exams?
- Fees are based upon the number of exams registered for on each given test date
- Please visit the GACE "fees" website for more information
What if I require alternative testing arrangements for a disability or religious reasons?
- Visit the GACE website addressing the procedures for requesting alternative testing arrangements
How do you prepare for GACE Content Assessment?
Does GACE have "fee waivers" for individuals based upon financial need?GACE and ETS do not currently offer fee waivers