FTCE Elementary Education K-6

This page provides access to all the key info you need as a FTCE Elementary Education test-taker, including 2023-24 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

2023-24 FTCE Elementary Education Testing Costs*

Below is an overview of the 2023-24 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

2023-24 FTCE Elementary Education Test Dates*

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

FTCE Elementary Education Test Dates Results Release Dates
8/28/23 – 9/3/23 9/11/23
9/4/23 – 9/10/23 9/18/23
9/11/23 – 9/17/23 9/25/23
9/18/23 – 9/24/23 10/2/23
9/25/23 – 10/1/23 10/9/23
10/2/23 – 10/8/23 10/16/23
10/9/23 – 10/15/23 10/23/23
10/16/23 – 10/22/23 10/30/23
10/23/23 – 10/29/23 11/6/23
10/30/23 – 11/5/23 11/13/23
11/6/23 – 11/12/23 11/20/23
11/13/23 – 11/19/23 11/27/23
11/20/23 – 11/26/23 12/4/23
11/27/23 – 12/3/23 12/11/23
12/4/23 – 12/10/23 12/18/23
12/11/23 – 12/17/23 12/22/23
12/18/23 – 12/24/23 12/29/23
12/25/23 – 12/31/23 1/8/24

 

*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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