New Hampshire 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).

If you test in New Hampshire, your score report will be sent automatically to the New Hampshire State Department of Education. If you test outside of New Hampshire, select the New Hampshire State Department of Education (state code 7660) as a score recipient when you register or on an additional score report request.

Notes:

  • 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.

Tests Required for All Licensure Areas

If you wish to take all three computer-delivered Praxis™ Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) exams (5712, 5722, 5732) at the same time, select Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (5751) when registering. Scores will be reported by individual test (5712, 5722, 5732).

To Be Certified in You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
All Areas Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading 5712 n/a 156
and
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing 5722 n/a 162
and
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics 5732 n/a 150

Tests Required for Specific Licensure Areas

Early Childhood

To Be Certified in You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
Early Childhood Education Early Childhood: Content Knowledge 5022 0022 161

Elementary Education

To Be Certified in You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
Elementary Education Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects(Calculator allowed.) 5031 n/a *
Reading and Language Arts Subtest 5032 n/a 165
Mathematics Subtest(Calculator allowed.) 5033 n/a 164
Social Studies Subtest 5034 n/a 155
Science Subtest(Calculator allowed.) 5035 n/a 159
* To pass the Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects test you must receive a passing score on each subtest. You must take the full test on your initial attempt. If after your first attempt you did not pass one of the individual subtests, you may take just that subtest again for a reduced fee.

Middle School Education

To Be Certified in You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
Middle School English Language Arts Middle School English Language Arts 5047 n/a 164
Middle School Mathematics Middle School Mathematics
(On-screen calculator provided.)
5169 n/a 165
Middle School Science Middle School Science n/a 0439 158
Middle School Social Studies Middle School Social Studies 5089 0089 153

Secondary Education

To Be Certified in You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
Chemistry Chemistry: Content Knowledge 5245 0245 153
Earth and Space Science Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge 5571 0571 148
English Language Arts English Language Arts: Content and Analysis 5039 n/a 168
Life Sciences Biology: Content Knowledge 5235 0235 153
Mathematics, Secondary Mathematics: Content Knowledge (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5161 n/a 160
Physical Science Physical Science: Content Knowledge n/a 0481 148
Physics Physics: Content Knowledge 5265 0265 146
Social Studies Social Studies: Content and Interpretation 5086 0086 153

All Grades

To Be Certified in You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
Art Art: Content Knowledge 5134 0134 158
Music Music: Content Knowledge 5113 n/a 161

World Languages

To Be Certified in You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
Chinese (Mandarin) Chinese (Mandarin): World Language
Required beginning 7/1/2014.
5665 n/a 155
French French: World Language 5174 n/a 162
German German: World Language 5183 n/a 163
Latin Latin n/a 0601 156
Spanish Spanish: World Language 5195 n/a 168

n/a — Not available in this delivery method.

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

 

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