North Carolina Highly Qualified Status

Although no test is required for the Birth–Kindergarten (B–K) license, B–K teachers may be designated "highly qualified" to teach kindergarten by passing the Praxis® test requirement below.

For more information about becoming highly qualified, visit the North Carolina Department of Education website.

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).

Option for Those Licensed in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Birth through Kindergarten Early Childhood Education 5025 156

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


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