NYSTCE Test Cost


Prices Charged for NYSTCE Tests

Individuals taking New York State Teacher Certification Examinations (NYSTCE) tests are required to pay the testing fee when they register for their exams. The cost of the exam depends on what type of exam it is.

Educating All Students

The Educating All Students NYSTCE exam is required for all individuals pursuing their initial teaching certification. This test costs $92.

Content Specialty Tests

A $134 test price applies to all content specialty tests, including those listed here.

Agriculture American Sign Language Biology
Cantonese Blind and Visually Impaired Chemistry
Dance Business and Marketing Earth Science
Educational Technology Specialist Deaf and Hard of Hearing English Language Arts
French English to Speakers of Other Languages German
Gifted Education Family and Consumer Sciences Greek
Health Education Hebrew Italian
Japanese Library Media Specialist Latin
Literacy Mandarin Mathematics
Music Physical Education Physics
Russian Social Studies Spanish
Theatre Students with Disabilities Visual Arts
Technology Education

Multi-Subject Tests

There are 4 multi-subject NYSTCE tests. They are designed to qualify individuals to work with students in early childhood, childhood, middle childhood and secondary grades.

These tests each contain three parts and have the same fees.

Part 1 FeePart 2 FeePart 3 FeeTotal Test Fee
$65 $65 $49 $179

Safety Net Tests

There are 14 safety net tests that are used for specific content areas. All safety net tests cost $134. Safety net tests include:

Safety Net American Sign Language Safety Net Greek
Safety Net CantoneseSafety Net Italian
Safety Net Hebrew Safety Net Japanese
Safety Net Russian Safety Net Latin
Safety Net English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Safety Net Mandarin
Safety Net French Safety Net Social Studies
Safety Net German Safety Net Spanish

Bilingual Education Assessments

There are 31 bilingual education assessment tests used. These tests cost $71. Bilingual education assessment tests include:

BEA-Albanian BEA-FrenchBEA-German BEA-Hindi
BEA-Haitian CreoleBEA-ItalianBEA-JapaneseBEA-Malayalam

Other NYSTCE Tests and Rates

Elementary Assessment of Teaching Skills - Written $119
Secondary Assessment of Teaching Skills - Written $119
Assessment of Teaching Assistant Skills (ATAS) $71
Communication and Quantitative Skills Test $107

School Building Leader

There are two parts to this exam. Part one costs $214 and part two costs $213. There is no discount for taking the two parts together.

School District Leader and School District Business Leader

Both of these tests have two parts with the same fees. Part one costs $176. The fee for part two is $175.

NYSTCE Test Resources

The Study.com NYSTCE Practice & Study Guide Courses linked to here contain hundreds of lessons that allow individuals to review all of the material they will be tested on when they take their NYSTCE test. Individuals can work at their own pace and do not have to follow a set review schedule. All courses include multiple self-assessment quizzes as well as practice exams. Here is a small sample of the many courses that Study.com has to offer:

What are the NYSTCE Exams?

What the NYSTCE tests are and who is required to take them are explained in this article. The different types of NYSTCE tests and where to find study resources for some of them are also covered.

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