Fees

$150 Registration fee
$15 Late registration fee
$40 Retest, per part
$35 Study guide and CD

We accept checks, money orders, school district purchase orders and credit cards.

Steps to Register for Testing

  1. Call 575.562.2315 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before choosing a date. Each test has limited space. No test will be administered to a test date other than the one you registered for unless you have requested a date change (see Test Date Change below). You will not be allowed to retake the full test for 60 days after taking it the first time. No exceptions.
  2. Fill out the Online registration form. Forms submitted without payment will not be processed and do not guarantee a seat until payment is received.
    Prueba de Español Online Registration Form
  3. Send your payment with the appropriate fees by check, money order or school purchase order by the deadline of the chosen date to:

    Office of Planning and Analysis/Prueba Testing
    ENMU Station 2
    1500 S Ave K
    Portales, NM 88130

    Additional Prueba Contact Information
    Fax: 575.562.2244
    Phone: 575.562.2315
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Testing Calendar

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. prior to selecting your test date. Each test has limited seats available and you need to make sure there is space available for the test date you would like to attend. You are require to show a government issue picture ID to be admitted into the exam.

Fall 2017

Date Location Registration Deadline
Spring Calendar not set Santa Fe Community College
Santa Fe, New Mexico
 
Spring Calendar not set Eastern New Mexico University
Portales, New Mexico
 

Admission Letter

Your admission letter will be emailed to the email address given on your registration form one week prior to your test date (if your registration was received by the deadline date). If you did not provide an email address, the admission letter will be mailed via U.S. Postal Service to the mailing address listed on your registration form one week prior to your test date (if your registration was received by the deadline date).

  • If you do not receive your admission letter one week prior to your test, please call the Planning and Analysis/Prueba Testing to confirm your registration, 575.562.2315.
  • Please note it is your responsibility to open your correspondence to check your admission letter and confirm your test date.

Photo Identification

You must present your photo ID with your name and signature at the time of admittance for the test. You will not be allowed to test without it.

Test Date Change

You must fax or email a request for a date change at least 72 hours prior to your scheduled test date. Fax your request to the Eastern New Mexico University Planning and Analysis/Prueba Testing, 575.562.2244 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (this allows the notice to be received before a date that requires travel). Your test date can only be changed if space is available.

Refund Policy

Fax cancellation information to the ENMU Planning and Analysis/Prueba Testing, 575.562.2244 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • $125 of the full test fee will be refunded to examinees who give two weeks or more notice.
  • Examinees who give less than two weeks cancellation notice will be refunded $100 of the full test fee.
  • Retakes will be refunded $25 of the $40 test fee with two weeks or more notice.
  • Retakes will be refunded $20 of the $40 test fee with less than two weeks notice.
  • No exceptions to the above refund policy.

Test Results

Test results will be sent to you approximately eight weeks after you take your test, via email. You may print as many copies as you like, and you can request an additional score report to be sent via email.

Dictionary

A traditional/standard Spanish/English dictionary will be provided for you to use during the exam.

Disability Accommodations

If you are an individual with a disability in need of accommodations or services in order to take Prueba, please contact the Planning and Analysis/Prueba Testing, 575.562.2315.

Appeals/Grievance Procedures

For appeals related specifically to the Spanish competency test Prueba, the following procedures will be followed. Address the complaint to the director of the Planning and Analysis/Prueba Testing.

  • The complaint should contain the name and address of the person(s) filing it, and briefly describe the alleged complaint. It should be filed with the director within 10 working days from the date of the alleged complaint.
  • An investigation conducted by the director, as may be appropriate, shall follow the filing of a complaint. The investigation shall be informal but thorough, and it should afford all interested persons and their representatives, if any, an opportunity to submit evidence relevant to the complaint.
  • At least three members of the Prueba Committee will convene a special meeting to meet with the complainant and, at a separate time, any other party involved for review of the incident.
  • A written determination as to the validity of the complaint and a description of the resolution, if any, shall be issued by the director and forwarded to the complainant no later than 20 workdays after the filing.
  • The director shall maintain the files and records relating to the complaints for a period of three years. Test booklets and response cassette tapes used in the administration of Prueba will be maintained in a secure location for the period of one year. At the end of one year, the test booklets will be shredded and the cassette tapes erased.
  • If a grievance is against the director of the Planning and Analysis/Prueba Testing, the above procedures are to be followed with the exception that the initial complaint should be addressed to the director’s supervisor who is the University president.
  • The complainant can request a reconsideration of the case in instances of dissatisfaction with the resolution. The request for reconsideration should be made to the New Mexico Public Education Department within 10 working days of the resolution of the complaint.
  • The right of a person to a prompt and equitable resolution of the complaint filed hereunder shall not be impaired by nor shall the use of this procedure be a prerequisite to the pursuit of other remedies.
  • These rules shall be constructed to protect the substantive rights of interested persons, and to meet appropriate due process standards.
  • Test takers will have one year from the date they took the exam in which to file a complaint, any complaint filed after that date will not be accepted.

For More Information

Office of Planning and Analysis/Prueba Testing
ENMU Station 2
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
Fax: 575.562.2244
Phone: 575.562.2315
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.