CBEST / CSET / RICA

Refer to the test websites for accurate information on cost, dates, deadlines, etc. and when passed, have test scores sent to WJU.

CBEST – CA Basic Educational Skills Test

[5 Hours to complete]

Reading [50 multiple choice]
Math [50 multiple choice]
Writing [2 essays]

CSET – CA Subject Examinations for Teachers

[5 Hours to complete each subtest – subtests can be taken individually or grouped together in any combination in one 5 hour setting]

Subtest I

Reading, Language & Lit [26 multiple choice / 2 essays]
History & Social Science [26 multiple choice / 2 essays]

Subtest II

Science [26 multiple choice / 2 essays]
Math [26 multiple choice / 2 essays]

Subtest III

Physical Education [13 multiple choice / 1 essay]
Human Development [13 multiple choice / 1 essay]
Visual & Performing Arts [13 multiple choice / 1 essay]

RICA – Reading Instruction Competence Assessment

[4 Hours to complete – see website for optional Video Performance Assessment info]

5 Domains [70 multiple choice / 5 essays]

Managing Reading Instruction & Ongoing Assessment
Word Analysis
Fluency
Vocabulary & Language
Comprehension