The Virginia Department of Education has contracted with the Evaluation Systems group of Pearson to create and administer the Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment® (VCLA), which measures the communication and literacy skills necessary for Virginia educators. Learn more.
Who Is Required to Take the Test?
For information about VCLA testing requirements and exemption criteria, please refer to the Virginia Department of Education website, www.doe.virginia.gov/teaching/licensure/prof_teacher_assessment.pdf .
Computer-based test (CBT)
By appointment year-round, Monday through Saturday (excluding some holidays).
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Single subtest: 235
Both subtests: 470
Single subtest: $40
Both subtests: $80
Registration processing fee: $50
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|Score Reporting||Scores are released within 10 business days of testing.|
|Testing Policies||When you register, you must agree to abide by all testing rules and policies.
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|Prepare||View the preparation materials available for this test.|
Tests may include test questions that are being evaluated for future administrations and that do not affect a candidate's score.