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 earning a score of 155 or higher on the Praxis® test 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).
Tests Required for All Licensure Areas
|Option for Those Licensed in||You Need to Take||Test Code||Qualifying Score|
|Birth through Kindergarten||Early Childhood: Content Knowledge||5022||155|
This page is a supplement to The Praxis Series® Information Bulletin.