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Arizona Educator Proficiency Assessments

Tests

What tests do I need to take? Testing requirements are dependent on certification type. Read more about which tests are required for a teaching certificate in Arizona.

Information about each test. Get specific information about a test, including when and where you can take the test, and access preparation materials by selecting the test from the following table.

Test CodeSubject Knowledge Tests
NT503Art
NT305Biology
NT309Business Education
NT306Chemistry
NT404Chinese (Mandarin)
AZ033Constitutions of the United States and Arizona
AZ048Dance
AZ036Early Childhood Education
AZ045Earth Science
AZ035Economics
NT102, 103Elementary Education Subtests I and II
NT301English Language Arts
NT001, 002, 003Essential Academic Skills Subtests I, II, and III
NT402French
NT311General Science
AZ004Geography
NT403German
NT505Health
NT302History
NT304Mathematics
NT105Mathematics (Middle Grades and Early Secondary)
NT201Middle Grades English Language Arts
NT204Middle Grades General Science
NT203Middle Grades Mathematics
NT202Middle Grades Social Science
NT504Music
NT506Physical Education
NT308Physics
AZ006Political Science/American Government
AZ046Reading Endorsement K–8
AZ047Reading Endorsement 6–12
NT502School Library Media Specialist
NT303Social Science
NT401Spanish
AZ049Theater
Test CodeAdministrator Tests
AZ181, 281Principal Subtests I and II
AZ180, 280Superintendent Subtests I and II
AZ082Supervisor
Test CodeProfessional Knowledge Tests
NT051Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Elementary
NT052Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Secondary
AZ093Professional Knowledge—Early Childhood
Test CodeSpecial Education Tests
NT601Special Education
AZ083Special Education: Early Childhood
AZ026Special Education: Hearing Impaired
AZ030Special Education: Severely and Profoundly Disabled
AZ031Special Education: Speech and Language Impaired
AZ032Special Education: Visually Impaired