FTCE Elementary Education K-6

This page provides access to all the key info you need as a FTCE Elementary Education test-taker, including 2024 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 175 multiple-choice questions in total; around 50 for Language Arts and Reading, 45 for Social Science, 45 for Science and 35 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

2024 FTCE Elementary Education Testing Costs*

Below is an overview of the 2024 FTCE Elementary Education testing fees for computer-based testing.

Service Fees
One subtest $37.50
Two subtests $75.00
Three subtests $112.50
Four subtests $150.00


FTCE Elementary Education Test Dates

2024 FTCE Elementary Education Test Dates*

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

FTCE Elementary Education Test Dates Results Release Dates
2/19/24 – 2/25/24 3/4/24
2/26/24 – 3/3/24 3/11/24
3/4/24 – 3/10/24 3/18/24
3/11/24 – 3/17/24 3/25/24
3/18/24 – 3/24/24 4/1/24
3/25/24 – 3/31/24 4/8/24
4/1/24 – 4/7/24 4/15/24
4/8/24 – 4/14/24 4/22/24
4/15/24 – 4/21/24 4/29/24
4/22/24 – 4/28/24 5/6/24
4/29/24 – 5/5/24 5/13/24


*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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