NYSTCE School District Leader Practice Test
School District Leaders hold an important and responsible position within the New York public school system. To ensure their competency, the New York State Board of Education requires prospective educators who want to fill this role to take the NYSTCE School District Leader Exam. This exam is part of the New York State Teacher Certification Examination (NYSTCE) series which is administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS).
The examination is designed to assess general and specific leadership skills for certification as a New York public school district leader. Mometrix has carefully prepared the NYSTCE School District Leader Study Guide and NYSTCE School District Leader Practice Test to assist you in preparing you for your examination.
It’s important to read the test framework before you begin your studies so that you will better understand the types of questions that you will be expected to answer on your test. The test framework will also give you examples of strong answers for the written answer portions of the test.
The NYSTCE School District Leader Exam consists of two parts. You may take both parts on one day, or you may take them on two separate days. If you opt to take them on separate days, you will have 4 hours to take each part of the examination. If you choose to take both parts on one day, you will have 8 hours and 40 minutes to take the entire test with a 40-minute lunch break in between sections.
Part One of the test consists of 60 selected response questions and 2 written assignments. This part of the test covers Developing, Communicating, and Sustaining an Educational Vision and Managing Change, Making Decisions, and Ensuring Accountability. Part Two of the test also consists of 60 selected response questions and 2 written assignments.
The topics covered on Part Two of the test cover Leading the Schoolwide Educational Program and Managing School Resources, Finances, and Compliance. Part One and Part Two each make up 50% of your total score for the test. You will need a passing score of at least 220 to get your certification as a School District Leader.
NYSTCE School District Leader Study Guide
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