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).

For grades 4 – 12 Spanish: Take Test #5195 – Spanish: Word Language (minimum pass score is 168).

 

2019-2020 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)
2019
11/4-11/6
12/2-12/14
2020
1/6-1/18
2/3-2/15
3/2-3/14
3/30-4/11
4/27-5/9
6/1-6/13
7/6-7/18
8/3-8/15
2019
11/4-11/16 (all)
12/2-12/14 (B,C, G only)
2020
1/6-1/18
2/3-2/15 (all)
3/2-3/14 (all)
3/30-4/11 (all)
4/27-5/9 (all)
6/1-6/13 (B,C, G only)
7/6-7/18 (all)
8/3-8/15 (all)