English 6–12 (013)

The English 6–12 subject area examination is divided into two sections: a multiple-choice section and a written performance section. Each section is independently administered, scored, and reported. Any unused time on one section cannot be used toward the other section. Once you complete a section and proceed to the next section, you cannot return to the previous section. You must pass both sections independently in order to pass the English 6–12 subject area examination.

Registration Information

Starting February 28, 2023, you are no longer required to take both sections of this exam in your first attempt. You can split the sections into two appointments of one section each or take both sections in one appointment.

When registering, you must create a separate registration for each testing appointment. For example, to split the sections into two appointments, you must create two registrations, each with one section.

The sections selected on a registration cannot be changed. If you have a current registration for this examination but want to take the sections separately, you will need to cancel your current registration and create two registrations, one for each section.

Format Computer-based test (CBT);
Multiple-Choice Section: approximately 60 multiple-choice questions
Written Performance Section: 1 essay
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Testing Time Multiple-Choice Section: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Written Performance Section: 1 hour
Your total appointment time will be longer than the testing time shown above. See Your Test Appointment for more information.
Any time taken for breaks is considered part of your available testing time. Review the break policy Link opens pop-up window for more information.
Test Dates By appointment, year round. You will schedule your test during registration, based on available dates.
Test Sites CBT sites are located throughout Florida and nationwide. Locate a test center Link opens in a new window.
Passing Score Multiple-Choice Section: A scaled score of at least 200
Written Performance Section: At least 5 out of 8 points using new scoring rubric, which is equivalent to a score of 8 out of 12 points on previous scoring rubric
You must pass both sections in order to pass this examination.
Reference Materials Provided for This Test None
Test Fee $75 (single section)
$150 (both sections)
Score Reporting Official score reports for the multiple-choice-only subtests/sections are typically provided immediately after testing. However, on-site reporting may not be available for tests being redeveloped or revised. See On-site Reporting Link opens pop-up window for current information.
All score reports are released within 4 weeks of testing. Review information about score report dates Link opens pop-up window.
Testing Policies When you register, you must agree to abide by all testing rules and policies.
Please read them now.
Resources View the content resource materials available for this test.

Tests may include test questions that are being evaluated for future administrations and that do not affect an examinee's score.