GACE Program Admission Tests or Exemption FAQs

    • Tests basic competencies in Reading, Writing, and Math
    • Used as an entrance requirement for the Teacher Education at Kennesaw State University
    • Required for certification in the state of Georgia, unless exempted
    • Similar to the SAT and ACT
    • Reading and Mathematics tests consist solely of multiple choice questions, while Writing test contains multiple choice and constructed response questions
  • All 3 Program Admission exams are required:

    • Reading Test I (GACE Test Code 200)
    • Math Test II (GACE Test Code 201)
    • Writing Test III (GACE Test Code 202)
    • Combined Test I, II, and III (GACE Code 700)
    • Anyone applying for admission to Bagwell College of Education's Teacher Education Program
    • Anyone wishing to obtain their initial certification in the state of Georgia and not otherwise meeting the requirement through an exemption exam or other option
    • Register online at the GACE Registration website
    • Government issue ID is required for admission to testing facilities and MUST match the name used in registration
    • Fees are based upon the number of exams registered for on each given test date.
    • Please visit the GACE " fees" website for more information.
    • 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, as scores must report officially before anyone may be admitted
    • Visit the GACE website for locations worldwide.
    • Test scores take 1-3 weeks to report, so plan accordingly, as scores must report officially before anyone may be admitted.
    • The passing standard for Program Admission assessments is 250.
    • Visit the GACE website addressing the testing accommodations.
    • Test Preparation Resources
      Preparation guides for the tests are available on the GACE Preparation Resources website and may be viewed and printed free of charge.
    • Visit the GACE website addressing the testing accommodations.
    • GACE and ETS do not currently offer fee waivers.

 

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