MTTC (103) Study Guide

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  • Pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses, so you can focus your study effectively.

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Our curriculum team studies all of the standards and competencies for the MTTC Elementary Education (103) exam and cross-references them with the current and previous questions released by the official testing company. We then work with content and teaching experts to distill down what test-takers need to know. No matter where you are in the study guide, you can always see how the concept you are learning is aligned to the test standards.

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MTTC Elementary Education (103) Quick Facts

Test Breakdown

150 multiple choice questions with a 3 hour 30 minute time limit.



What to Bring

To take the MTTC Elementary Education (103) 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 MTTC test policies on the MTTC website.

Dates and Locations

MTTC assessments are offered by appointment only throughout the year, You can use this link to search for dates and test centers for your exam.


A passing score is 220 or above.

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MTTC Elementary Education (103) FAQs

Do I get a break during the MTTC Elementary Education (103) exam?

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.

How do I pass the MTTC Elementary Education test?

To pass the MTTC Elementary Education (103) 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.

How long will the MTTC Elementary Education (103) exam?

The full test takes 3 hours and 30 minutes, but expect to be at the testing site longer. Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes before your appointment time to get checked in.

When will I receive my score report for the MTTC Elementary Education exam?

You can check MTEL score report dates on the MTEL website.

What should expect on test day for my MTTC Elementary Education (103) exam?

You can use the the following MTTC pdf to learn more about what to expect on test day!