Indiana Test Requirements

Special Alert: Please be advised that as of September 1, 2013, all candidates must pass the CASA Basic Skills assessment for admission to Indiana teacher preparation programs. Visit the Indiana Office of Educator Effectiveness and Licensing for more information.

In addition, as of June 1, 2014, Indiana no longer accepts Praxis® Subject Assessments (formerly the Praxis II® tests) for licensure purposes unless the test was taken and passed by May 31, 2014, with the exception of the Health Education (5551) and Physical Education: Content Knowledge (5091) tests. Beginning September 1, 2015, the Praxis Subject Assessments in Health and Physical Education will no longer be accepted unless the test was taken and passed by August 31, 2015.

Listed below are all the tests approved by the state of Indiana. For a complete list of content areas that can be added to any current Indiana instructional license through testing, please view Adding a Content Area by Testing.

If you test in Indiana, a copy of your Praxis scores will automatically be sent to the state's educator credentialing agency. 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.

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 Specific Licensure Areas

All Grades

To Be Certified in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Health Health EducationOnly accepted if taken and passed by August 31, 2015. 5551 158
Physical Education Physical Education: Content KnowledgeOnly accepted if taken and passed by August 31, 2015. 5091 153

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


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