CPACE - Registration Info

CPACE Registration Info 

Here we provide a general overview of CPACE registration info.  For current 2016-2017 California Preliminary Administrative Credential Examination (CPACE) administrations, registration may be completed via telephone, internet, or mail. As of January 2014, the regular CPACE-Written registration fee is $281 and the regular CPACE-Video registration fee is $146 (Total = $427). We generally recommend that our students plan their test dates and register for the CPACE well in advance, if possible.  Click below to view a current listing of test dates and CPACE registration deadlines...

View 2016-2017 CPACE Test Dates and Registration Deadlines

The CPACE is comprised of two components - a computer-based written exam (CPACE-Written) and a video submission (CPACE-Video). Students need to register for each component separately. Students must earn a passing score on both components, however the two components do not need to be completed in the same testing period. We recommend students plan their test dates and register well in advance in order to secure their desired appointment time. For the video component, students are encouraged to register well in advance in particular in order to receive the materials packet which is sent by mail and can take up to 3 weeks to arrive.


2016-2017 CPACE-Content (603) Testing Costs

Below is an overview of the 2016-2017 CPACE-Content (603) testing fees for computer-based testing.

CPACE-Content (603) Costs
Service Fees
Registration for CPACE-Content $294 test registration fee
Change of registration No fee
Additional copy of tests results  $10 per copy
Score verification for constructed-response (CR) section $50 per subtest
Fee to clear an account $20

*Please note: The above information is provided for your convenience. No warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of this information.  All test-takers should visit the official CPACE website at to confirm fees, registration, and testing requirements before enrolling.


Click below to visit the official CPACE testing service website...


Official CPACE Website



If you plan to take a CPACE Prep Class, you can save on costs by taking advantage of  registration discounts.  Please click below to view current coupons...

Special Class Discounts

Want to learn more about the CPACE before registering?  Start by viewing our free CPACE Study Guide to get a concise overview of exactly what subject matter will appear on your exam, then take our free, full-length CPACE Practice Test with diagnostics to see how you will perform and identify any areas in which you may need to improve...

  Free CPACE Practice Test

  Free CPACE Study Guide

PLEASE NOTE: The CPACE information provided above is intended as a helpful overview.  It is not comprehensive, and is not intended to replace the full information found on the official CPACE website.  No warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of this information.  All test-takers should visit the official CPACE website at for complete CPACE registration info and to confirm test dates, procedures, and testing requirements, and should consider their individual needs, before making any registration decision.  Teachers Test Prep is an independent test preparation company, and is not affiliated with Pearson Education, the company that administers the CPACE.


 Before Registering for the CPACE...

Quality test preparation can greatly increase your likelihood of success.  Before registering for the CPACE, please consider how you plan to prepare and the appropriate timeframe that will be needed.  Click below to learn more about available test preparation options...


CPACE Test Prep



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