Delaware Tests

Welcome to the Delaware tests page, with resources on tests and testing services in Delaware in such areas as academic tests, professional licensing exams and driving tests.

Academic Tests

Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System (DCAS) - Students must take the DCAS tests in grades 2-10. Each year they are tested in reading and mathematics. In addition, they must take a science test in grades 5, 8 and 10 and a social studies test in grades 4 and 7.

Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) - The DSTP assesses students in science and social studies in grades 4, 6, 8 and 11. It also tests students in math and reading in grades 2-10.
Science and social studies tests are given in October, while reading and mathematics tests are administered in March.

Professional Tests

Delaware Nursing Assistant and Nurse Aide Guide - Find information on the qualifications to work as a nursing assistant or nurse aide in Delaware.

Delaware Electrician Licensing Exam - Find out how to become a licensed electrician in Delaware.

Delaware Medical Assistant Certification Exam - Find information on how to become certified or registered as a medical assistant in Delaware.

Delaware Professional Counselor Licensing Exam - Find information on the qualifications to become a licensed professional counselor in Delaware, with NCE exam details.

Delaware Nurse Licensing Exam - Find information on the qualifications to become a registered nurse in Delaware.

Delaware Massage Therapist Exams and Licensing - Find information on what is required to become a licensed massage therapist in Delaware.

Delaware Plumbing Exams and Licensure - Find information on licensing and testing requirements to become a plumber in Delaware.

Delaware Electrician Exams and Licensing - Electricians in the state of Delaware must take and pass an exam in order to be licensed to work. The exam is based on the National Electrical Code (NEC). The Board of Electrical Examiners is responsible for administering and scoring the exam.

Delaware Barders and Cosmetologists Exams and Licensing - Barbers, cosmetologists, nail technicians and those who wish to practice similar trades must take an exam to receive a first-time license in Delaware. The exam is based on the National Examination for Cosmetology and Barbering. Textbooks are available for applicants to study. It is administered several times a year.

Delaware Real Estate Agents Exams and Licensing - Real estate agents must take a 99 hour education course and then pass a two-part examination if they wish to obtain a Delaware real estate license. The exam has 120 multiple choice questions, 40 of which concern Delaware's specific rules, laws and regulations for real estate. It is taken via computer.

Delaware Dental Hygienisgt Exams and Licensing - Delaware requires dental hygienists to pass two examinations before receiving a license. The first is the Delaware Practical Board Examination. It is held in January and June, and only 36 candidates can take the test each time. The second test is the Jurisprudence Written Examination. It is administered in January and May.

Driver's Tests

Delaware Driving Exams - Delaware requires all applicants for a driver's license to take a vision test, written test and a driving test. The written test is multiple choice and consists of questions about general driving knowledge and road signs. The driving test assesses a candidate's driving skills.

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