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FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics (828) Scoring Guide

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FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics (828) Scoring GuideIf you intend to teach in Florida, you’ve probably heard of the FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics (828) exam. Since you must pass this assessment of basic math skills to qualify for your teaching certification, it’s crucial to understand the scoring system for this exam. If you know what it takes to pass, you’ll be able to prepare more effectively.

To give you a leg up, this article will cover all you need to know about FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics exam scoring.

Overview of the FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics (828) Exam:

The FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics (828) exam will assess your competence in the following content areas:

  1.     Number Sense, Concepts, and Operations
  2.     Geometry and Measurement
  3.     Algebraic Thinking and the Coordinate Plane
  4.     Probability, Statistics, and Data Interpretation

The exam consists of 40 multiple-choice questions and has a time limit of 1 hour and 40 minutes. For more details on the structure of this test, take a look at our FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics (828) exam overview.

How the Exam is Scored

The FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics exam is scored by taking the sum of your correct answers and converting this into a scaled score that takes test difficulty into account.

There is no penalty for incorrect answers on this exam.

Passing Score

To pass the FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics (828) exam, you must receive a scaled score of at least 200.

In terms of raw numbers, test takers who get 29 out of 40 questions right can usually expect to pass.

When Will You Get Your Score Report

The FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics (828) is scored on a computer, so you’ll typically see an unofficial pass/fail status right away. However, if you take the test while it’s undergoing redevelopment, you won’t know if you passed until you receive your official score breakdown. This should be posted on your FTCE account within four weeks.

The next FTCE General Knowledge: Math exam redevelopment phase will take place from January to March 2024.

Understanding Your Score Report

Your FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics (828) score report will tell you whether you passed and what score you received. If you did not pass, you should find the score report helpful for your future studying. By reviewing the breakdown of your performance within each content category, you can identify areas where you need the most work.

Retaking the Exam

If you don’t pass the FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics (828) exam, you are allowed to retake it as many times as you wish. However, you must wait 31 days between retests.

Conclusion:

FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics (828) exam scores play an essential role in determining your eligibility to teach in Florida. Understanding how this test is scored and what is required to pass should help you prepare more effectively, maximizing your chances of success.

If you don’t pass the FTCE GK: Mathematics exam on your first try, remember to take advantage of the detailed performance breakdown on your score report. This is an invaluable tool for identifying areas where you need improvement.

Even if your first try was unsuccessful, you should feel confident that you can pass the FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics exam. With diligent preparation and a clear understanding of the exam, you’ll be well prepared for your next attempt.

More FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics (828) Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the passing score for the FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics (828) exam?

The passing score for the FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics (828) is a 200.

When will I receive my FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics score report? 

Unless you take the exam during a redevelopment period, you’ll receive an unofficial pass/fail status right away. Within four weeks, an official score report will also be posted to your FTCE account. Visit the FTCE website to find out when you can expect your score report to be released.

Do I need to get a specific score on each content area of the FTCE General Knowledge: Mathematics (828) exam?

No, you will receive one overall score for the exam. Score reports can reveal how you performed in each content category, but this data is for informational purposes only.

If I fail the FTCE GK: Mathematics exam, am I allowed to retake it?

Yes, you are allowed to retake the exam as many times as you wish. You must wait 31 days between each attempt.

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