CBEST Practice Test
A computer-administered practice test program for the CBEST is available for download. If you do not wish to or are not able to download this program, a PDF of the practice test is provided here.
The CBEST Computer-Administered Practice Test is an interactive computer program that contains practice test forms for the CBEST Reading, Mathematics, and Writing sections. The program includes a tutorial providing instructions on how to use and navigate through the practice test, a full-length practice test for each CBEST section, scoring of the Reading and Mathematics sections, and password-protected multi-user capabilities (i.e., subsequent users may access and utilize the program without affecting practice test work in progress for another individual).
This is a stand-alone Java™ program (0.99 MB) that must be downloaded to the computer on which it will be used. The practice test may be taken by more than one person on the same computer without downloading additional copies of the software.
Microsoft® Windows Minimum System Requirements: The Java™ 2 Runtime Environment (JRE) v. 1.5 or higher is required to run the practice test on a computer using Microsoft® Windows 98 or later. Specific system requirements for the JRE are detailed here.
If your computer meets the system requirements, the JRE may be downloaded free of charge from Sun Microsystems™ here.
Apple® Macintosh® Minimum System Requirements: The Java™ 2 Runtime Environment (JRE) v. 1.5 or higher is required to run the practice test on a Macintosh® using OS X 10.2.3 or higher. The Java™ Software Updates for Mac OS X may be downloaded free of charge from Apple® Computer here.
Perform the steps of the practice test setup process in the following order.
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