Guam Test Requirements

Find your licensure area below to determine which test(s) 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).

Notes:

  • 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.

Tests Required for All Licensure Areas

Beginning teachers in all content areas must pass all three Praxis I® Pre-Professional Skills Tests (PPST®) in either format. If you wish to take all three computer-delivered Praxis I exams (5710, 5720, 5730) at the same time, select Praxis I Pre-Professional Skills Test: Combined Test (5750) when registering. Scores will be reported by individual test (5710, 5720, 5730).

To Be Certified in You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
All Areas Praxis I Reading 5710 0710 173
and
Praxis I Writing 5720 0720 170
and
Praxis I Mathematics 5730 0730 170

Beginning teachers in all areas must pass one Principles of Learning and Teaching test and the appropriate content test.

To Be Certified in You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
All Areas Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades K–6 5622 0622 160
or
Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12 5624 0624 157

Tests Required for Specific Licensure Areas

Beginning teachers in all areas must pass one Principles of Learning and Teaching test and the appropriate content test.

The following Praxis II® Subject Assessments are optional to use in lieu of a degree in the content area for those educators seeking an additional endorsement.

Early Childhood Education

To Be Certified in You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
Early Childhood Education PreK–2 Education of Young Children 5021 0021 160

Elementary Education

To Be Certified in You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
Elementary Education K–5 Elementary Education: Content Knowledge(Calculator allowed.) 5014 0014 149

Secondary Education, Grades 6–12

To Be Certified in You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
Art Art: Content Knowledge
5134 0134 158
Chinese (Mandarin) Chinese (Mandarin): World Language 5665 n/a 164
Home Economics Education Family and Consumer Sciences 5121 0121 153
Language Arts English Language Arts: Content Knowledge 5038 n/a 167
Mathematics Mathematics: Content Knowledge(On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5161 n/a 160
Music Music: Content Knowledge 5113 n/a 139
Physical Education Physical Education: Content Knowledge 5091 0091 148
Science General Science: Content Knowledge 5435 0435 150
Social Studies Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 0081 154

Special Education

To Be Certified in You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
Special Education PreK&12 Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications 5354 0354 151

Administrator/School Leader

To Be Certified in You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
Initial Administrator Certificate School Leaders Licensure Assessment (Must use SLS website to register.) 6011 n/a 163

Career and Technical Education

To Be Certified in You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
Business Education 6–12 Business Education: Content Knowledge(Calculator allowed.) 5101 0101 154

Instructional Support Personnel

To Be Certified in You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
English as a Second Language (ESL) English to Speakers of Other Languages 5361 n/a 140
Reading Specialist PreK–12 Reading Specialist 5301 n/a 164
Test 5301 is required for Reading Specialist certification in addition to the degree requirements.
School Counselor K–12 Professional School Counselor 5421 0421 156

This page is a supplement to The Praxis SeriesInformation Bulletin.

 

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