The Basic Skills examination includes three subtests: Reading, Writing, and Mathematics. Candidates must take and pass all three subtests to qualify for a Minnesota license. You may take one, two, or all three subtests at one test appointment.
Computer-based test (CBT); multiple-choice and written assignments
|Test Dates||By appointment, year round. Test appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Check seat availability.|
|Test Sites||CBT sites are located in Minnesota, nationwide, and in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Canada. Locate a test center.|
|Passing Score||Set by Minnesota Board of Teaching; examinees must pass all three subtests.|
|Reference Materials Provided for This Test||A formulas and constants page is provided with the Mathematics subtest. Review it now.|
|Test Fee||$25 per subtest. Additional fees may apply. Review test fees and payment information.|
|Score Reporting||View score report dates.|
|Testing Policies||When you register, you must agree to abide by all testing rules and policies. Read them now.|
|Prepare||View the preparation materials available for this test.|
Tests may include test questions that are being evaluated for future administrations and that do not affect a candidate's score.