Take the Praxis and submit official scores to Temple University using the code 2906.

For Middle Grades (grades 4-8):

  • If your primary content area is math, take Test #5158 – Pennsylvania Grades 4-8 Subject Concentration: Mathematics (minimum pass score is 173).
  • If your primary content area is science, take Test #5159 – Pennsylvania Grades 4-8 Subject Concentration: Science (minimum pass score is 156).

For Secondary (grades 7-12):

  • If your primary content area is mathematics, take Test #5161 – Mathematics: Content Knowledge (Online graphing calculator provided)  (minimum pass score is 160).
  • If your primary content area is general science, take Test #5435 – General Science: Content Knowledge (minimum pass score is 146).
  • If your primary content area is biology, take Test #5235 – Biology: Content Knowledge (minimum pass score is 147).
  • If your primary content area is chemistry, take Test #5245 – Chemistry: Content Knowledge (minimum pass score is 154).
  • If your primary content area is earth and space science, take Test #5571 – Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge (minimum pass score is 157).
  • If your primary content area is physics, take Test #5265 – Physics: Content Knowledge (minimum pass score is 140).

2018-2019 Praxis testing windows are:

PA Middle Grades
Math or Science
Secondary Science
(Note that only certain tests are offered during each window: B – bio, C – chem, E – earth/space science, G – general science, P – physics. Math is offered continuously throughout the year)
2018
September 3 – September 15
October 1 – October 13
November 5 – November 17
December 3 – December 15

2019
January 7 – January 19
February 4 – February 16
March 4 – March 16
April 1 – April 13
April 29 – May 11
June 3 – June 15
July 1 – July 13
July 29 – August 10

2018
September 3 – September 15 (all)
October 1 – October 13 (B,C, G only)
November 5 – November 17 (all)
December 3 – December 15 (B,C, G only)

2019
January 7 – January 19 (all)
February 4 – February 16 (B,C, G only)
March 4 – March 16 (all)
April 1 – April 13 (all)
April 29 – May 11 (all)
June 3 – June 15 (B,C, G only)
July 1 – July 13 (all)
July 29 – August 10 (all)