The ICTS Computer Science Test is a standardized test made up of 125 multiple-choice questions. The exam measures teachers' understanding of the subject according to the standards outlined by the state of Illinois. The ICTS Computer Science Test comprises four main subareas: Computer Systems; Programming Theory and Methods; Computer Languages, Data Concepts, and Algorithms; and Computer Applications and Assessment.
There are 41 unique objectives within the four subareas of the ICTS Computer Science Test. It is necessary to provide basic information on each objective as well as detailed information or descriptive statements. To pass the test, a total score of 240 is required. The score is mailed four weeks after the test is completed. The total score for the ICTS Computer Science Test is broken down into different subareas to inform the test taker of areas that are sound as well as areas that need improvement.
Last Updated: 06/26/2014