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Don’t waste another minute wondering if you’re going to pass your FTCE Earth/Space Science 6–12 (008) exam.
We’re here to help you get in the classroom! Start your journey by taking our free FTCE Earth/Space Science 6–12 (008) practice test here.
We’ve taken the guesswork out of what to study. Our guides are aligned to the exact standards of the official FTCE exam and structured so you build on the concepts you need to know. Use the “search” feature to see where any particular standard appears within the guide.
Study Guides are organized into learning modules and then smaller sections that include instructional content and videos, flash cards, and quizzes. Explanations are provided for each of the choices, so you understand why an answer is correct.
Each study guide comes equipped with full-length practice tests. Full of authentic and test-aligned questions, these practice tests mimic the test day experience to ensure you arrive on test day ready to pass!
Questions: approximately 100 multiple-choice questions.
Time Limit: 2 hours and 30 minutes.
There are no limits on how many times you can take the test before you pass — however, you have to wait 31 days between testing attempts.
You need to bring two valid, unexpired forms of identification in English.
Tests are by appointment only, year-round. Click here to find a testing site near you.
A scaled score of at least 200 is needed to pass the Earth/Space Science 6–12 exam.
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The practice tests mimic the exam in length and format. At the end, you’ll get a full breakdown of your results. If you aren’t happy with your Practice Test score — we recommend a minimum score of 80% — then use the study guide to improve it.Take a Practice Test
To pass the FTCE Earth/Space Science 6–12 (008) test, you must first understand what is on the exam and what you will be expected to know. The best way is to review the 240 Tutoring test breakdown materials and practice questions. Once you identify areas of weakness, you can begin targeting those areas with instructional content and practice questions.
When you get to the testing site, expect to have your identification checked, your photo taken, your palm scanned, your eyeglasses checked, and to place your belongings in a secure storage space. You will be given an erasable notepad and pen. Before starting the test, you’ll have to complete a short tutorial and sign an agreement.
You will not receive a scheduled break during the FTCE Earth/Space Science 6–12 (008) exam, but have the ability to take an unscheduled break if needed. Any time taken for breaks is considered part of your available testing time.
According to the 2020 Annual Administration and Technical Report passing rates for the FTCE Earth/Space Science 6–12 (008) exam were 63% in 2020.
The full test itself is 2 hours and 30 minutes, but expect to be at the testing site longer. It takes time to get checked in and get started. Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes before your appointment time.