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American Samoa

American Samoa Test Requirements

Find your certification area below to determine which test(s) you need to take. For test prep materials, click the test title. Once you know which tests you should take, schedule your test.

Unless it’s specifically stated that a calculator is permitted or required for a particular test, you can’t use a calculator on any Praxis tests (see Calculator Use).
 

Tests required for all licensure areas

To Be Certified in...


All Areas

 

You Need to Take... Test Code Qualifying Score

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading

and

5713

156

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing

and

5723

162

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics

(On-screen four-function calculator provided)

5733

150

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).

To Be Certified in...


All Areas (Choose one)

 

To Be Certified in...


All Areas

 

You Need to Take... Test Code Qualifying Score
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.

To Be Certified in...


Early Childhood Education

 

You Need to Take... Test Code Qualifying Score

Early Childhood Education

5025

156

To Be Certified in You Need to Take... Test Code Qualifying Score
Elementary Education

Elementary Education: Content Knowledge

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5018

157

Health

Health Education

5551

142

To Be Certified in You Need to Take... Test Code Qualifying Score

Language Arts

Middle School English Language Arts

5047

161

Mathematics

Middle School Mathematics

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5164

157

Reading

Teaching Reading K–12

5206

156

Science

Middle School Science

5442

152

Social Studies

Middle School Social Studies

5089

152

To Be Certified in You Need to Take... Test Code Qualifying Score

Algebra I

Algebra I

5162

152

Biology

Biology: Content Knowledge

5235

151

Chemistry

Chemistry: Content Knowledge

5245

154

Earth and Space Sciences

Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge

5571

147

Economics

Economics

5911

150

General Science

General Science: Content Knowledge

5435

152

Geography

Geography

5921

153

Government and Political Science

Government/Political Science

5931

149

Language Arts

English Language Arts: Content Knowledge

5038

152

Mathematics

Mathematics

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5165

159

Music

Music: Content Knowledge

5113

139

Physical Education

Physical Education: Content Knowledge

5091

155

Physics

Physics: Content Knowledge

5265

153

Social Studies

Social Studies: Content Knowledge

5081

154

World and U.S. History

World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge

5941

147

To Be Certified in...


Art

 

You Need to Take... Test Code Qualifying Score

Art: Content Knowledge

5134

158

To Be Certified in You Need to Take... Test Code Qualifying Score

Business Education

Business Education: Content Knowledge
(Calculator allowed)

5101

154

Family and Consumer Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences

5122

153

Technology Education

Technology Education

5051

159

TBA: To Be Announced. All TBA scores will be available once the score is required.
This page is a supplement to The Praxis® Tests Information Bulletin (PDF).


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