FTCE Elementary Education K-6

This page provides access to all the key info you need as a FTCE Elementary Education test-taker, including 2023 exam dates, testing center locations, fees, registration info, and prep resources.

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  • Language Arts and Reading (Test Code 601); Social Science (Test Code 602); Science (Test Code 603); Mathematics (Test Code 604)
  • Approximately 200 multiple-choice questions in total; around 55 for Language Arts and Reading, 50 for Social Science, 55 for Science and 40 for Mathematics
  • 1 hour and 5 minutes each for Reading and Social Science; 1 hour and 10 minutes each for Science and Mathematics
  • 200 per subtest (scaled score)

FTCE Elementary Education Overview

The FTCE Elementary Education K-6 (060) Test is an elementary education credentialing exam with four subtests. All sections are comprised entirely of multiple-choice questions.

Language Arts and Reading (601) covers Reading Process; Literary Analysis and Genres; Language and the Writing Process; Literacy Instruction and Assessments; and Communication and Media Literacy.

Social Science (602) covers Instructional Practices and Assessments; History; Geography; Government and Civics; and Economics.

Science (603) covers Instruction; Nature of Science; Physical Sciences; Earth and Space; and Life Science.

Mathematics (604) covers Student Thinking and Instructional Practices; Operations, Algebraic Thinking, Counting and Number in Base Ten; Fractions, Ratios and Integers; Measurement, Data Analysis and Statistics; and Geometric Concepts.

FTCE Elementary Education Testing Costs

2023 FTCE Elementary Education Testing Costs*

Below is an overview of the 2023 FTCE Elementary Education testing fees for computer-based testing.

Service Fees
First-time Registration $150 fee
Retake fee (one subtest) $37.50 fee
Retake fee (two subtests) $75.00 fee
Retake fee (three subtests) $112.50 fee
Retake fee (four subtests) $150.00 fee

 

FTCE Elementary Education Test Dates

2023 FTCE Elementary Education Test Dates*

Computer-based testing is now offered continuously throughout the year.

FTCE Elementary Education Test Dates Results Release Dates
1/23/23 – 1/29/23 2/6/23
1/30/23 – 2/5/23 2/13/23
2/6/23 – 2/12/23 2/20/23
2/13/23 – 2/19/23 2/27/23
2/20/23 – 2/26/23 3/6/23
2/27/23 – 3/5/23 3/13/23
3/6/23 – 3/12/23 3/20/23
3/13/23 – 3/19/23 3/27/23
3/20/23 – 3/26/23 4/3/23
3/27/23 – 4/2/23 4/10/23
4/3/23 – 4/9/23 4/17/23
4/10/23 – 4/16/23 4/24/23
4/17/23 – 4/23/23 5/1/23
4/24/23 – 4/30/23 5/8/23
5/1/23 – 5/7/23 5/15/23
5/8/23 – 5/14/23 5/22/23
5/15/23 – 5/21/23 5/26/23
5/22/23 – 5/28/23 6/5/23
5/29/23 – 6/4/23 6/12/23
6/5/23 – 6/11/23 6/16/23
6/12/23 – 6/18/23 6/26/23
6/19/23 – 6/25/23 6/30/23

 

*This information is subject to change. All test-takers should visit the official FTCE website at http://www.fl.nesinc.com to confirm fees, registration, and testing requirements before enrolling.

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