District of Columbia Tests
Welcome to the District of Columbia tests page, with resources on tests and testing services in Washington DC in such areas as academic tests, professional licensing exams and driving tests.
District of Columbia’s Comprehensive Assessment System (DC CAS) - Students in DC have to take the DC CAS tests. They are tested in reading and math each year in grades 3-8. A science test is administered in grades 5, 8 and 10. A composition test is required in grades 4, 7 and 10.
DC Massage Therapist Exams and Licensing - Find information on what is required to become a licensed massage therapist in the District of Columbia.
DC Barber Exams and Licensing - The Barber Licensing Exam for the District of Columbia is given in January, April, July and October of each year. All applications have to be submitted at least 60 days in advance and must include a copy of the candidate’s educational certificate. Applicants must also pay a $55 testing fee.
DC Driving Tests - Residents of the District of Columbia have to obtain a DC driver’s license unless they are eligible for reciprocity. An eye test, a skills road test and a knowledge test are required of all first-time license applicants. The license may be valid for up to eight years.