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Elementary Education K–6
For Testing until 12/31/2023

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Subtest 4 – Mathematics

Test Format and Sample Questions

The Mathematics subtest contains approximately 35 multiple-choice items. You will have 70 minutes to complete the subtest.

Each of the questions will contain four response options. You will choose the best response out of the available options, and indicate A, B, C, or D. For the Mathematics Subtest, an on-screen mathematics reference sheet will be provided. Beginning October 1, 2023, an on-screen four-function calculator will be provided. Examinees may not bring their own calculator.

The table below presents types of questions on the exam and directs you to examples of these formats among the sample items that follow.

Table of Question Formats

Type of Question Sample Question
Direct Question
Choose the response option that best answers the question.
Question 1
Choose the option that best answers a question involving a number line, a geometric figure, graphs of lines or curves, a table, or a chart.
Question 9
Word Problem
Apply mathematical principles to solve a real-world problem and choose the best response option.
Question 17

Sample Questions

The following questions represent both the form and content of questions on the examination. These questions will acquaint you with the general format of the examination; however, these sample questions do not cover all of the competencies and skills that are tested and will only approximate the degree of examination difficulty.