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PPAT® Passing Scores

PPAT Passing Scores by State

Certification State State Certification Agency Passing Score*
Delaware Delaware Department of Education 38
Iowa Iowa Board of Educational Examiners 32
Kansas Kansas State Department of Education TBD
Maryland Maryland State Department of Education TBD
North Carolina North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 38
Oklahoma Oklahoma Office of Educational Quality and Accountability 40
South Carolina South Carolina State Department of Education 36
South Dakota South Dakota Department of Education 35
Utah Utah State Board of Education 36 (effective August 1, 2021)

*The national recommended passing score established by a panel of educators through a multi-state Standard Setting Study is 40.

If you select the state above as your certification state when responding to Background Information Questions before registration, the State Certification Agency will automatically receive a copy of your PPAT® assessment scores.

PPAT Passing Scores by Institution

State Educator Preparation Program Passing Score
Kansas Fort Hays State University 32
Michigan TEACH Teaching Educators and Creating Hope 40

If your state or preparation program is not listed above, contact your educator preparation program for specific passing requirements.