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® Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) tests.

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
All Areas Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading 5712 156
and
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing 5722 162
and
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics (On-screen four-function calculator provided.) 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 inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
All Areas Principles of Learning and Teaching: Early Childhood 5621 157
or
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® 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 inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Early Childhood Education PreK–2 Early Childhood Education 5025 156

Elementary Education

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Elementary Education K–5 Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5018 163

Middle School Education, Grades 6-8

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Middle School Mathematics Middle School Mathematics (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5169 165
Middle School Science Middle School Science 5440 150

Secondary Education, Grades 6–12

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Art Art: Content Knowledge 5134 158
Chinese (Mandarin) Chinese (Mandarin): World Language 5665 164
French French: World Language 5174 162
Health and Physical Education Health and Physical Education: Content Knowledge 5857 160
Health Education Health Education 5551 142
Home Economics Education Family and Consumer Sciences 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
Spanish Spanish: World Language 5195 168

Special Education

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Special Education PreK–12 Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications 5354 151

Administrator/School Leader

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Initial Administrator Certificate School Leaders Licensure Assessment (Must use SLS website to register.) 6011 163

Career and Technical Education

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Business Education 6–12 Business Education: Content Knowledge (Calculator allowed.) 5101 154

Instructional Support Personnel

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
English as a Second Language (ESL) English to Speakers of Other Languages 5362 155
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® Information Bulletin.

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