Colorado Test Requirements
Find your licensure area below to determine which test you need to take and see the minimum qualifying score. To learn more about a specific test, click the test title. Once you know your test(s), find out how to register for Praxis™ tests and read the Praxis test retake policy.
Most tests are offered in both Session 1 and Session 2. Refer to the fees page for tests that are restricted to a particular session.
In general, unless it is specifically stated that a calculator is permitted or required for a particular test, calculators may not be used on any Praxis tests (see Calculator Use).
- In general, test codes that begin with "5" are delivered in computer format; codes that begin with "0" are delivered on paper.
- "CDT" refers to computer-delivered tests. "PDT" refers to paper-delivered tests.
|To Be Certified in||You Need to Take||CDT Code||PDT Code||Qualifying Score|
|English Language Arts–Secondary||English Language, Literature, and Composition: Content Knowledge||5041||0041||162|
|Mathematics–Secondary||Mathematics: Content Knowledge (Graphing calculator required.)||5061||0061||156|
|Science–Secondary||General Science: Content Knowledge||5435||0435||152|
|Social Studies–Secondary||Social Studies: Content Knowledge||5081||0081||150|
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