Nebraska Test Requirements
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.
Most tests are offered in both Session 1 and Session 2. Refer to the fees page for tests that are restricted to a particular session.
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).
- 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.
Admission to Teacher Preparation Program in Nebraska
If you wish to take all three computer-delivered Praxis I exams (5710, 5720, 5730) at the same time, select Praxis I Pre-Professional Skills Test: Combined Test (5750) when registering. Scores will be reported by individual test (5710, 5720, 5730).
|To Be Certified in||You Need to Take||PDT Code||CDT Code||Qualifying Score|
|All Areas||Praxis I Reading||5710||0710||170|
|Praxis I Writing||5720||0720||172|
|Praxis I Mathematics||5730||0730||171|
Test for No Child Left Behind (NCLB)-Qualified Teacher Designation
Although not a requirement, Nebraska has adopted Elementary Education: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (0011, 5011) (EECIA) test for elementary education and elementary special education candidates and teachers to become NCLB-qualified. Administration dates and test center locations for the EECIA are found on the Registration page of this Web site.
|To Be Certified in||You Need to Take||CDT Code||PDT Code||Qualifying Score|
|Elementary Education and Special Education (K–8)||Elementary Education: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment||5011||0011||159|
This page is a supplement to The Praxis Series™ Information Bulletin.