RICA Written Examination

There are two RICA assessment options:

Passing either assessment represents successful completion of the RICA requirement.

The RICA Written Examination consists of two sections that, together, permit a broad and deep assessment of the candidate's knowledge about effective reading instruction in the five RICA domains and the candidate's ability to apply that knowledge.

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Session Length
4 hours
15 additional minutes is provided to complete a nondisclosure agreement and tutorial. Any time taken for breaks is considered part of your available testing time.
Passing Score
Test Results
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Tests may include questions that are evaluated for future administrations and do not affect a candidate's score.

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