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We’re here to help you get in the classroom! Start your journey by taking our free GACE Special Education General Curriculum (581) Test I practice test.
We’ve taken the guesswork out of what to study. Our guides are aligned to the exact standards of the official GACE 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!
65 selected response questions with a 2 hour time limit.
To take the GACE Special Education General Curriculum (Test I) exam, you must present an original, government-issued, valid (non-expired) identification that has your photograph, full name, and signature. Make sure to bring the ID with you on the day of the test to the testing center. For most test-takers, a valid driver’s license or United States Passport is a valid ID.
GACE assessments are offered during specific testing windows throughout the year, You can use this link to search for dates and test centers for your exam.
220 is the passing score. You can learn more about GACE passing scores on the GACE website.
With over 60 years of combined teaching experience and advanced degrees, our education experts work countless hours to methodically evaluate the content and condense it down to test-aligned study guides guaranteed to help you pass.
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You may take restroom breaks during testing. Time taken for breaks is considered part of the available testing time.
To pass the GACE Special Education General Curriculum (581) Test I (081) exam, you must first understand what is on the exam and what you will be expected to know. Once you identify areas of weakness, you can begin targeting those areas with instructional content and practice questions.
The full test takes 2 hours, but expect to be at the testing site longer. Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes before your appointment time to get checked in.
Since there are different versions of each test and each version has different questions, there is no way to predict the exact number of correct answers you need to pass any given exam.
You can use the the following GACE video to learn more about what to expect on test day!