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|
|Japanese||Library Media Specialist||Latin|
|Theatre||Students with Disabilities||Visual Arts|
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 Fee||Part 2 Fee||Part 3 Fee||Total Test Fee|
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 Cantonese||Safety 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:
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: