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The Praxis® Tests

Supporting aspiring teachers on their journey to the classroom

Select a step to learn more about the Praxis® tests.
 

CNMI

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands 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

Beginning teachers in all content areas must pass all three Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) tests.
 

To Be Certified in...


All Content 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).

Beginning teachers in all areas must pass one Principles of Learning and Teaching test and the appropriate content test.
 

To Be Certified in...


All Content Areas

 

Tests required for specific licensure areas

To be certified in... You Need to Take... Test Code Qualifying Score
Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

or

5025 156
 

Education of Young Children

or

5024 160
 

Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education

or

5023 166
  Pre-Kindergarten Education 5531 155

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

Elementary Education

(Grades K–8)

Elementary Education: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

or

5017 153
 

Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5001 1
 

Mathematics Subtest

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5003

 

157
 

Reading and Language Arts Subtest

5002 157
 

Science Subtest

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5005 157
 

Social Studies Subtest

5004 157
  1 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.
Elementary Education – Teaching Reading Teaching Reading: Elementary 5205 159

To Be Certified in... You Need to Take... Test Code Qualifying Score
Middle School – English Language Arts (Grades 6–8) Middle School English Language Arts 5047 158
Middle School – General Content (Grades 6–8)

Middle School: Content Knowledge

(Calculator allowed)

5146 146
Middle School – Mathematics (Grades 6–8)

Middle School Mathematics

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5164 157
Middle School – Science (Grades 6–8) Middle School Science 5442 152
Middle School – Social Studies (Grades 6–8) Middle School Social Studies 5089 150

To Be Certified in.... You Need to Take... Test Code Qualifying Score
Career and Technical Education – Agriculture Agriculture 5701 147
Career and Technical Education – Business

Business Education: Content Knowledge

(Calculator allowed)

 

5101 155

Career and Technical Education – Citizenship

Citizenship Education: Content Knowledge 5087 148

Career and Technical Education – Economics

Economics

5911 150

Career and Technical Education – Family and Consumer Science

Family and Consumer Sciences

5122 154
Career and Technical Education – Information Technology

Technology Education

5051 159

Career and Technical Education – Marketing

Marketing Education

5561 160

Career and Technical Education – Performing Arts

Theatre

5641 154

Secondary Education – Biology

Biology: Content Knowledge

5235 149

Secondary Education – Chemistry

Chemistry: Content Knowledge

5245 145

Secondary Education – Earth and Space Sciences

Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge

5571 152

Secondary Education – English Language Arts

English Language Arts: Content and Analysis

or

5039 168
 

English Language Arts: Content and Analysis

5038 167

Secondary Education – General Science

General Science: Content Knowledge

5435

153

Secondary Education – Journalism

The current Journalism test has been discontinued and options are being explored to replace it. Please contact the Certification & Licensure Officefor information.
Secondary Education – Mathematics

Mathematics

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5165 159

Secondary Education – Physics

Physics: Content Knowledge

5265 139

Secondary Education – Social Studies

Social Studies: Content and Interpretation

or

5086 153

Social Studies: Content Knowledge

5081 157

Secondary Education – Sociology

Sociology

5952 155

Secondary Education – Speech

Speech Communication: Content Knowledge

5221 146

Secondary Education – World and U.S. History

World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge

5941 152

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

Art (Grades K–12)

Art: Content and Analysis

or

5135 160
 

Art: Content Knowledge

5134 166

Fundamental Subjects

Fundamental Subjects: Content Knowledge

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5511 150
Health and Physical Education (Grades K–12)

Option 1:

 

Physical Education: Content and Design

or

5095

169

 

Physical Education: Content Knowledge

and

5091

160

 

Health Education

5551

154

  Option 2:
 

Health and Physical Education: Content Knowledge

5857

150

Music (Grades K–12)

Music: Content and Instruction

or

5114

162

 

Music: Content Knowledge

5113

150

Reading Specialist

Teaching Reading: K–12

5206

156

Teaching English as a Second Language (Grades K–12)

English to Speakers of Other Languages

5362

140

World Language – General (Grades K–12)

World Languages Pedagogy

5841

158

World Language – Spanish (Grades K–12)

Spanish: World Language

5195

168

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

Special Education: Preschool/Early Childhood

Special Education: Preschool/Early Childhood

5691

159

Special Education (Grades K–12)

Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications

5354

150

Special Education (Grades K–12): Behavioral Disorders/ Emotional Disturbances

Special Education: Teaching Students with Behavioral Disorders and Emotional Disturbances

5372

159

Special Education (Grades K–12): Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Special Education: Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

5272

160

Special Education (Grades K–12): Intellectual Disabilities

Special Education: Teaching Students with Intellectual Disabilities

5322

156

Special Education (Grades K–12): Language Impairment

Special Education: Teaching Speech to Students with Language Impairments

5881

142

Special Education (Grades K–12): Learning Disabilities

Special Education: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities

5383

153

Special Education (Grades K–12): Mild to Moderate

Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications

5543

157

Special Education (Grades K–12): Severe to Profound

Special Education: Core Knowledge and Severe to Profound Applications

5545

158

Special Education (Grades K–12): Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology

5331

162

Special Education (Grades K–12): Visual Impairments

Special Education: Teaching Students with Visual Impairments

5282

163

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

School Administration

Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision

5412

146

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

Audiology

Audiology

5343

162

Reading Specialist

Reading Specialist

5302

165

School Counselor

Professional School Counselor

or

5421

156

 

Psychology

or

5391

154

 

School Psychologist

5402

158

School Librarian

Library Media Specialist

5311

124


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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