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.

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).

Tests Required for All Licensure Areas

Beginning teachers in all content areas must pass all three Praxis I® Pre-Professional Skills Tests (PPST®) or Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) tests.

To Be Certified in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
All Areas Praxis I Reading Required through 8/31/2014. 5710 173
and
Praxis I Writing Required through 8/31/2014. 5720 170
and
Praxis I Mathematics Required through 8/31/2014. 5730 170
If you wish to take all three 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).
or
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading Required beginning 9/1/2014. 5712 156
and
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing Required beginning 9/1/2014. 5722 162
and
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics (On-screen four-function calculator provided.) Required beginning 9/1/2014. 5732 150
If you wish to take all three Core exams (5712, 5722, 5732) at the same time, select Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (5751) when registering. Scores will be reported by individual test (5712, 5722, 5732).

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 Test Code Qualifying Score
All Areas Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades K–6 5622 160
or
Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12 5624 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 Test Code Qualifying Score
Early Childhood Education PreK–2 Education of Young Children Required through 8/31/2014. 5021 160
Education of Young Children Required beginning 9/1/2014. 5024 160

Elementary Education

To Be Certified in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Elementary Education K–5 Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (Calculator allowed.) Required through 8/31/2014. 5014 149
Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) Required beginning 9/1/2014. 5018 163

Secondary Education, Grades 6–12

To Be Certified in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Art Art: Content Knowledge
5134 158
Chinese (Mandarin) Chinese (Mandarin): World Language 5665 164
Home Economics Education Family and Consumer Sciences Required through 8/31/2014. 5121 153
Family and Consumer Sciences Required beginning 9/1/2014. 5122 153
Language Arts English Language Arts: Content Knowledge 5038 167
Mathematics Mathematics: Content Knowledge(On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5161 160
Music Music: Content Knowledge 5113 139
Physical Education Physical Education: Content Knowledge 5091 148
Science General Science: Content Knowledge 5435 150
Social Studies Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 154

Special Education

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

Administrator/School Leader

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

Career and Technical Education

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

Instructional Support Personnel

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

This page is a supplement to The Praxis Series® Information Bulletin.

 

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