State Requires New Praxis II Tests for Math and English

Any student seeking certification in Mathematics, either at the P-12 level or at the Middle School level must pass a new Praxis II test. Similarly for English Language Arts, there are new Praxis II tests at the P-12 level and the Middle School level

The table below gives details about the new Praxis II tests in Mathematics and English Language Arts.

Praxis Test Test Code New Passing Score
Middle School Mathematics 5169 or 0169 165
P-12 Mathematics 5161 or 0161 160
Middle School English Language Arts 5047 or 0047 164
P-12 English: Content Knowledge 5038 or 0038 167

The Praxis II Tests can only be taken at certain times. These are available at the ETS website (