ParaPro Exam

The Pickens Adult Learning Center administers the ParaPro exam. The School District of Pickens County requires applicants for teaching/instructional assistant positions to pass the ParaPro exam OR have an Associate's Degree or higher OR have at least sixty hours of college credit.

Applicants should call 864-397-3825 to schedule their Parapro exam.

  • Limited space is available for assessment (14 slots at a time), and slots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • You should plan to arrive no later than 12:45 pm for the test and plan to be in testing from 1:00pm - 4:00pm.
  • Students arriving later than these times may not be admitted to testing.
  • The cost for those who want to take the test is $100 (for Pickens County residents) and $150 (out-of-district residents).
  • No registration/assessment on school holidays or in-service days

You must be registered with the Adult Learning Center office to take the ParaPro test. Please be sure to do this as we will cancel a test if no one is registered (call 864-397-3825 to register).

Dates for the next ParaPro exams (1pm on each of the following dates--must arrive by 12:45pm): 

  • August 17, 2017
  • October 30, 2017
  • December 11, 2017
  • January 3, 2018
  • February 5, 2018
  • March 19, 2018
  • April 16, 2018
  • May 7, 2018