The Praxis® Tests
Supporting aspiring teachers on their journey to the classroom
Select a step to learn more about the Praxis® tests.
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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).
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics
(On-screen four-function calculator provided)
Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12
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
Elementary Education: Content Knowledge
(On-screen scientific calculator provided)
Middle School English Language Arts
Middle School Mathematics
(On-screen graphing calculator provided)
Teaching Reading K–12
Middle School Science
Middle School Social Studies
Government and Political Science
English Language Arts: Content Knowledge
Music: Content Knowledge
Physical Education: Content Knowledge
Social Studies: Content Knowledge
World and U.S. History
World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge
Art: Content Knowledge
Special Education: Teaching Students with Behavioral Disorders and Emotional Disturbances
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Special Education: Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
Special Education: Teaching Speech to Students with Language Impairments
Special Education: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities
Mild to Moderate
Available through August 31, 2024
Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications
Severe to Profound
Special Education: Core Knowledge and Severe to Profound Applications
Special Education Content
Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications
Special Education: Teaching Students with Visual Impairments
Business Education: Content Knowledge
Family and Consumer Sciences
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).