Diagnostic Test Info
- Fully assess your starting knowledge
- Pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses, so you can focus your study effectively.
We’re here to help you get in the classroom! Start your journey by taking our free MTLE NES Essential Academic Skills: Reading practice test.
We’ve taken the guesswork out of what to study. Our guides are aligned to the exact standards of the official MTLE 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!
|Subtest I: Reading||45 multiple-choice questions||1 hour and 15 minutes|
|Subtest II: Writing||36 multiple-choice questions and 1 written assignment||1 hour and 30 minutes|
|Subtest III: Mathematics||45 multiple-choice questions||1 hour and 15 minutes|
$54 for one MN EAS subtest
$79 for any two MN EAS subtests
$109 for three MN EAS subtests
To take the Minnesota NES Essential Academic Skills exam, you must bring one piece of current, government-issued identification printed in English, in the name in which you registered, bearing your photograph and signature. Learn more about what MTLE test policies on the MTLE website.
MTLE assessments are offered by appointment only throughout the year, You can use this link to search for dates and test centers for your exam.
520 per subtest, examinees must pass all three subtests.
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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Break policies vary depending on the exam you are taking. If your exam includes a scheduled break, instructions will appear on the computer screen at the appropriate time and will indicate how long of a break is allowed.
To pass the Minnesota NES Essential Academic Skills 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 4 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.
Preliminary test scores will be given immediately after the exam, however actual score reports are received on scheduled dates that can be located on the MTLE website.
You can use the the following MTLE pdf to learn more about what to expect on test day!