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American Samoa Test Requirements

Find your licensure area below to determine which test(s) 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.

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

Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core)

Beginning teachers in all areas must pass the Core tests, one Principles of Learning and Teaching test as well as the appropriate content test.

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To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
All Areas
Required beginning September 1, 2020.
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading 5713 TBA
and
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing 5723 TBA
and
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics(On-screen four-function calculator provided.) 5733 TBA
If you wish to take all three Core exams (5713, 5723, 5733) at the same time, select Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (5752) when registering. Scores will be reported by individual test (5713, 5723, 5733).
Accepted through August 31, 2020.
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading 5712 *
and
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing 5722 *
and
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics (On-screen four-function calculator provided.) 5732 *
If you wish to take all three 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).

Principles of Learning and Teaching

Beginning teachers in all areas must pass the Core tests, one Principles of Learning and Teaching test as well as the appropriate content test.

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To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
All Areas
(Choose one.)
Principles of Learning and Teaching: Early Childhood 5621 *
or
Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades K–6 5622 *
or
Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 5–9 5623 *
or
Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12 5624 *

Teachers Who Do Not Speak Samoan

Beginning teachers who do not speak Samoan are required to take the English to Speakers of Other Languages test in addition to the Core tests, one Principles of Learning and Teaching test and the appropriate content test.

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To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
All Areas Please contact the Department of Education for current requirements.

Tests Required for Specific Licensure Areas

Beginning teachers in all areas must pass the Core tests, one Principles of Learning and Teaching test as well as the appropriate content test.

Early Childhood Education

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To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Early Childhood Education Early Childhood Education 5025 *

Elementary Education

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To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Elementary Education Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5018 *
Health Health Education 5551 *

Middle Grades

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To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Language Arts Middle School English Language Arts 5047 *
Mathematics Middle School Mathematics (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5169 *
Reading Accepted through August 31, 2020.Teaching Reading 5204 *
Required beginning September 1, 2020.Teaching Reading K–12 5206 TBA
Science Middle School Science 5440 *
Social Studies Middle School Social Studies 5089 *

Secondary Education

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To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Biology Biology: Content Knowledge 5235 *
Chemistry Chemistry: Content Knowledge 5245 *
Earth and Space Sciences Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge 5571 *
Economics Economics 5911 *
General Science General Science: Content Knowledge 5435 *
Geography Geography 5921 *
Government and Political Science Government/Political Science 5931 *
Language Arts English Language Arts: Content Knowledge 5038 *
Mathematics Mathematics: Content Knowledge (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5161 *
Music Music: Content Knowledge 5113 *
Physical Education Physical Education: Content Knowledge 5091 *
Physics Physics: Content Knowledge 5265 *
Social Studies Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 *
World and U.S. History World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge 5941 *

All Grades

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To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Art Art: Content Knowledge 5134 *

Special Education

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To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Behavioral Disorders/
Emotional Disturbances
Special Education: Teaching Students with Behavioral Disorders and Emotional Disturbances 5372 *
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Special Education: Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students 5272 *
Language Impairments Special Education: Teaching Speech to Students with Language Impairments 5881 *
Learning Disabilities Special Education: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities 5383 *
Mild to Moderate Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications 5543 *
Preschool/Early Childhood Special Education: Preschool/Early Childhood 5691 *
Severe to Profound Special Education: Core Knowledge and Severe to Profound Applications 5545 *
Special Education Content Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications 5354 *
Visually Impaired Special Education: Teaching Students with Visual Impairments 5282 *

Vocational Education

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To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Business Education Business Education: Content Knowledge (Calculator allowed.) 5101 *
Family and Consumer Sciences Family and Consumer Sciences 5122 *
Technology Education Technology Education 5051 *

TBA: To Be Announced. All TBA scores will be available once the score is required.

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