Idaho State Department of Education

Idaho Highly Qualified Status Test Requirements

Teachers must meet Highly Qualified status, as defined by the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, to teach in any core academic area in an Idaho public school. View the core academic areas for Highly Qualified Guidelines for Idaho.

If you test in Idaho, your score report will be sent automatically to the Idaho State Department of Education. If you test outside of Idaho, select the Idaho State Department of Education (state code 8636) as a score recipient when you register or on an additional score report request.


  • 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.
Praxis testing for Idaho: Highly Qualified status
To Be Certified in You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
A Middle School Core Content Area With an Elementary K–8 Certificate Middle School English Language Arts 5047 n/a 164
Middle School Mathematics (On-screen calculator provided.) 5169 n/a 165
Middle School Science n/a 0439 143
Middle School Social Studies 5089 0089 149

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

n/a — Not available in this delivery method.


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