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NCSTATE Exam & NCSTATE Certification Info






North Carolina - Teacher Cert Exams

NC State Foundations of Reading (190)

The NC State Foundations of Reading certification test is a comprehensive assessment for prospective teachers in North Carolina. The test evaluates a candidate's knowledge and understanding of reading and writing development, as well as their ability to effectively teach reading. The content covers aspects from reading comprehension to language acquisition. This test is mandatory for licensure, ensuring that teachers have the necessary skills to provide quality reading education. It typically involves multiple-choice questions and a written portion, emphasizing both theoretical knowledge and practical application of effective reading instruction methods.

100 - Multiple Choice
2 - Essay/
Constructed Response
Foundations of Reading Development - 35%
Development of Reading Comprehension - 27%
Reading Assessment and Instruction - 18%
Integration of Knowledge and Understanding - 20%

240 Minutes
NC State General Curriculum (003)

The NC State General Curriculum certification test is a comprehensive examination that assesses prospective teachers' knowledge and skills in core areas. It covers essential subjects like math, language arts, science, and social studies. This test is designed to ensure educators meet the state’s rigorous standards for effective teaching. It's a requirement for those seeking to become licensed educators in North Carolina. The test measures both general and subject-specific pedagogical skills and knowledge, ensuring educators are equipped to foster student learning in the classroom.

100 - Multiple Choice
Multi-Subject subtest
Language Arts - 30%
History and Social Science - 30%
Science and Technology/Engineering - 30%
Integration of Knowledge and Understanding - 10%
Mathematics Subtest
Numbers and Operations - 41%
Functions and Algebra - 22%
Geometry and Measurement - 18%
Statistics and Probability - 09%
Integration of Knowledge and Understanding - 10%

240 Minutes