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Wyoming Highly Qualified Status

Wyoming complies with the federal legislation, No Child Left Behind (NCLB), to determine highly qualified status. Please refer to Wyoming's Highly Qualified page for extensive information on becoming highly qualified.

Find your licensure area below to determine which test you need to take and to 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).

If you test in Wyoming, your score report will be sent automatically to the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board. If you test outside of Wyoming, select the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board (state code 8500) as a score recipient when you register or on an additional score report request.

Early Childhood Education

Praxis testing for Wyoming Highly Qualified Status
To Be Qualified in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Early Childhood Education Birth to Age 8 (or Grade 3) Early Childhood: Content Knowledge 5022 143
Early Childhood Education Preschool (Birth–Age 5) Education of Young Children 5024 160
Early Childhood Special Education (Birth–Age 5) Education of Young Children 5024 160
and
Special Education: Preschool/Early Childhood 5691 159

Special Education

Required for teachers who are endorsed in Special Education and assigned as the "teacher of record" for students on Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) in the following "highly qualified" content areas.

Praxis testing for Wyoming Highly Qualified Status: Special Education
To Be Qualified in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Art (K–6, 5–8, 6–12, K–12) Art: Content Knowledge 5134 160
Drama 6–12 Theatre 5641 162
Early Childhood (Birth–Age 8 or Grade 3) Early Childhood: Content Knowledge 5022 143
Economics 6–12 Economics 5911 150
Economics, Geography, Political Science, History 5–8 Middle School Social Studies 5089 153
Economics, Geography, Political Science, History 6–12 Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 158
Elementary Education K–6 Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (On-screen scientific calculator provided.)
Reading and Language Arts Subtest
Mathematics Subtest (On-screen scientific calculator provided.)
Social Studies Subtest
Science Subtest (On-screen scientific calculator provided.)

5001

 

5002
5003

5004
5005

*

 

157
157

155
159

*To pass the Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects test you must receive a passing score on each subtest. If you wish to take all four subtests (5002, 5003, 5004, 5005) at the same time, select Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (5001) when registering. If you wish to take or retake an individual subtest, you may register to take just that subtest.
English 6–12 English Language Arts: Content and Analysis 5039 168
Geography 6–12 Geography 5921 157
History 6–12 World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge 5941 146
Language Arts 5–8 Middle School English Language Arts 5047 164
Language Arts, Math and Science
(not including Social Studies) 5–8
Middle School: Content Knowledge(Calculator allowed.) 5146 150
Math 5–8 Middle School Mathematics (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5169 165
Math 6–12 Mathematics: Content Knowledge(On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5161 160
Music (K–6, 5–8, 6–12, K–12) Music: Content Knowledge 5113 156
Political Science 6–12 Government/Political Science 5931 149
Reading (K–6, 5–8, 6–12, K–12) Teaching Reading 5204 164
Science 5–8 Middle School Science 5440 150
Science 6–12 Biology: Content Knowledge 5235 148
or
Chemistry: Content Knowledge 5245 151
or
Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge 5571 150
or
Physics: Content Knowledge 5265 137
Speech 6–12 Speech Communication: Content Knowledge 5221 148

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