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Praxis Tests

Praxis I
Method 1

Take this test(s):

Test Code

Session

Qualifying Score

Instructional I

 

Praxis I: Reading
(computer-based test)
or
Praxis I: Reading
(paper-based test)

5710

 

0710

n/a

 

1

172

 

172

Praxis I: Writing
(computer-based test)
or
Praxis I: Writing (paper-based test)

5720

 

0720

n/a

 

2

173

 

173

Praxis I: Mathematics (computer-based test)
or
 Praxis I: Mathematics (paper-based test)
(Calculators prohibited.)

5730

 

0730

n/a

 

1

173

 

173

Praxis I
Method 2 - Composite

Take this test(s):

Test Code

Session

Qualifying Score

Instructional I

 

Praxis I: Reading
(computer-based test)
or
Praxis I: Reading
(paper-based test)

5710

 

0710

n/a

 

1

Minimum score of 169

Minimum score of 169

Praxis I: Writing
(computer-based test)
or
Praxis I: Writing (paper-based test)

5720

 

0720

n/a

 

2

Minimum score of 170

Minimum score of 170

Praxis I: Mathematics (computer-based test)
or
Praxis I: Mathematics  (paper-based test)
(Calculators prohibited.)

5730

 

0730

n/a

 

1

Minimum score of 170

Minimum score of 170

*Composite score (sum of all 3 tests). A minimum score in each area with a composite score of 521 is required.

 521

 

K-6

Educators applying for an initial Instructional K-6 area are required to pass the Praxis I Pre-Professional Skills Tests (PPST) by either Method 1 or Method 2 above, the Fundamental Subjects: Content Knowledge test and the appropriate Praxis II test(s).

To be certified in:

Take this test(s):

Test Code

Session

Qualifying Score

Elementary Education K-6 

Fundamental Subjects: Content Knowledge

0511

2

150

Elementary Education K-6 

Elementary Education: Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
(Calculators prohibited.)

0011

1

168

 

7-12 Areas

Educators applying for an initial Instructional 7-12 area are required to pass the Praxis I Pre-Professional Skills Tests (PPST) by either Method 1 or Method 2, in addition to passing the appropriate Praxis II test(s).

Biology 7-12

Biology: Content Knowledge
(Calculators prohibited.)

0235

2

147

Chemistry 7-12

Chemistry: Content Knowledge
(Calculators prohibited.)

0245

2

154

English 7-12

English Language, Literature, & Composition: Content Knowledge

0041

1

160

Mathematics 7-12

Mathematics: Content Knowledge
(Graphing calculator required.)

0061

1

136

Physics 7-12

Physics: Content Knowledge
(Calculators prohibited.)

0265

1

140

Social Studies 7-12

Social Studies: Content Knowledge

0081

1

157

 

K-12 Areas
Educators applying for an initial Instructional K-12 area are required to pass the Praxis I Pre-Professional Skills Tests (PPST) by either Method 1 or Method 2 above, the Fundamental Subjects: Content Knowledge test and the appropriate Praxis II test(s).

 K-12

Fundamental Subjects: Content Knowledge

0511

2

150

Environmental Education
K-12

Environmental Education
(Calculators prohibited.)

0830

1

600

French K-12

French: Content Knowledge
(contains listening section)

0173

2

170

German K-12

German: Content Knowledge
(contains listening section)

0181

2

165

Music K-12

Music: Content Knowledge
(contains listening section)

0113

1

158

Spanish K-12

Spanish: Content Knowledge
(contains listening section)

0191

1

166

 

For additional information regarding testing requirements for PA certification, please visit ETS and PDE.