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Physical Science (097)

This test is offered as a paper-based test (PBT) and as a computer-based test (CBT). Review the following information for details about each testing method.

Paper-Based Test

Format Paper-based test (PBT)
100 multiple-choice questions
Time up to 4 hours 30 minutes
Test Session . Morning or afternoon, examinees will be assigned to either session:
  • Morning session: 7:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
  • Afternoon session: 1:00 p.m.–6:15 p.m.
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Test Dates Oct 15, 2016
Jan 14, 2017
Apr 22, 2017
July 15, 2017
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Test Sites Options vary by test date. View the site list.
Passing Score 220
Fees $75 test fee. Additional fees may apply.
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Score Reporting Scores are released approximately 4 weeks after the test date.
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Notes Scientific calculators are provided at the test site. See "Scientific Calculators" below for more information.
A periodic table is provided with your test. Review it now .
Constants are provided with your test. Review them now PDF Document..
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Endorsement Code DP

Computer-Based Test

Format Computer-based test (CBT)
100 multiple-choice questions
Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Test Dates By appointment year-round, Monday through Saturday (excluding some holidays)
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Test Sites Located in Michigan and nationwide
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Passing Score 220
Fees $130 test fee. Additional fees may apply.
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Score Reporting Scores are released within 6 weeks of testing.
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Notes An on-screen scientific calculator is provided with your test. Read more .
An on-screen periodic table is provided with your test. Review it now .
On-screen constants are provided with your test. Review them now PDF Document..
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Endorsement Code DP

Scientific Calculators

Examinees taking the paper-based Physical Science test will be provided with one of the following models of scientific calculators at the test administration. The models distributed are subject to change; directions for use will not be provided at the test site. You may not use your own calculator or calculator manual for these tests.

Professional Readiness Examination Testing Windows

August 15, 2016–August 27, 2016
September 12, 2016–September 24, 2016
November 7, 2016– November 19, 2016
December 5, 2016– December 17, 2016
January 30, 2017–February 11, 2017
February 27, 2017– March 11, 2017
March 27, 2017– April 8, 2017
May 22, 2017–June 3, 2017
June 19, 2017–July 1, 2017
August 14, 2017– August 26, 2017
September 11, 2017– September 23, 2017

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January 30–February 11, 2017
May 22–June 3, 2017

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