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, and slots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • You should plan to arrive no later than 8:45 am for the test and plan to be in testing from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.
  • Students arriving later than these times may not be admitted to testing.
  • Other testing dates may be available by appointment only.
  • Effective January 1, 2019 - The cost for those who want to take the test is $55 (for Pickens County residents) and $100 (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 (9 am on each of the following dates--must arrive by 8:45 am): 

  • June 27, 2019
  • July 25, 2019
  • August 8, 2019