Instructional Para Assessment

  • All Instructional Paraprofessional positions in Fort Bend ISD require the completion of 48 college credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university, or a passing score of at least 70% on FBISD’s Instructional Para Assessment. The Instructional Para Assessment is administered virtually at no cost to candidates and with no travel required.

    About FBISD’s Instructional Para Assessment

    Fort Bend ISD’s Instructional Para Assessment evaluates a candidate’s knowledge of math, science, social studies and English Language Arts (ELA), and also includes a writing prompt to assess a candidate’s grammar, punctuation and communication skills.

    Exams are offered on a weekly basis, and candidates will have up to two opportunities to re-take the exam if they do not achieve a passing score on their first attempt. 

    After registering for the Instructional Para Assessment, you will receive additional information regarding the next scheduled administration and instructions on how to participate.

    Register for the Instructional Para Assessment 

    Note: Candidates who earned a passing score on the ETS Highly Qualified Paraprofessional Assessment, FBISD’s former paraprofessional assessment tool, will not need to re-take the Instructional Para Assessment. Existing ETS and FBISD Assessment scores will be considered during the applicant screening process.

    For questions about FBISD’s Instructional Para Assessment, please submit an inquiry via Talent Connection, HR’s online service center.

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