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The Praxis® Tests

Supporting aspiring teachers on their journey to the classroom

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Hawaii

Hawaii 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).
 

Score reporting

  • If you test in Hawaii at a test center or at home, and your Praxis profile address is in Hawaii, your score report will be sent automatically to the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board.
  • If you test outside Hawaii or your Praxis profile address is not in Hawaii, your scores are NOT automatically sent to the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board. To have your scores sent to the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board, you must select the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board (state code 8620) as a score recipient when you register.
  • For all methods of Praxis testing, to request additional score reports you must select the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board (state code 8620) with each additional score report request.

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 computer-delivered Core Academic Skills for Educators 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).

The PLT is not required for initial Hawaii licensure, but it may be used in conjunction with other requirements to add a new field to a Hawaii license.
 

Tests required for specific licensure areas

To Be Certified in


Early Childhood Education PK–3

 

You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Education of Young Children
This certification is only for those who have completed an Early Childhood program.
5024 160

To Be Certified in


Elementary Education

 

You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects
(On-screen scientific calculator provided)
5001 1

Reading and Language Arts Subtest

5002 157

Mathematics Subtest

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5003 157

Social Studies Subtest

5004 155

Science Subtest

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5005 159
1 To pass the Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (5001) 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.
or    

Elementary Education Assessment

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

 

5006 2
Elementary Education: Reading and Language Arts & Social Studies subtest 5007 160
Elementary Education: Mathematics and Science subtest 5008 158
2 To pass the Elementary Education Assessment you must receive a passing score on each subtest. If you wish to take both subtests (5007, 5008) at the same time, select Elementary Education Assessment (5006) when registering. If you wish to take or retake an individual subtest, you may register to take just that subtest.

To Be Certified in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Middle Level English Language Arts 6–8 Middle School English Language Arts 5047 164
Middle Level Mathematics 6–8

Middle School Mathematics

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5164 157
Middle Level Science 6–8 Middle School Science 5442 152
Middle Level Social Studies 6–8 Middle School Social Studies 5089 152

To Be Certified in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Algebra I (6–12)

Algebra I

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5162 157
Earth and Space Sciences Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge 5571 147
Economics Economics 5911 150
English English Language Arts: Content Knowledge 5038 167
Geography Geography 5921 151
Geometry

Geometry

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5163 148
Government/
Political Science
Government/Political Science 5931 149
Mathematics

Mathematics

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5165 159
Psychology Psychology 5391 154
Science Select one Content Knowledge test from one of the four science subject areas listed below (Biology, Chemistry, General Science or Physics).
 

Biology: Content Knowledge

or

5235 151
 

Chemistry: Content Knowledge

or

5245 154
 

General Science: Content Knowledge

or

5435 152
 

Physics: Content Knowledge

or

5265 153
  Physical Science 5485 157
Social Studies Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 154
Sociology (6–12) Sociology 5952 154

To Be Certified in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Art Art: Content Knowledge 5134 158
Computer Science Computer Science 5652 149
Health Health Education 5551 142
Music

Music: Content Knowledge

or

5113 139
 

Music: Instrumental and General Knowledge

or

5115 150
  Music: Vocal and General Knowledge 5116 153
Physical Education Physical Education: Content Knowledge 5091 155

To Be Certified in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
American Sign Language ASL Proficiency Interview 0634 3+ (170)
Chinese Chinese (Mandarin): World Language 5665 164
French French: World Language 5174 162
German German: World Language 5183 163
Japanese Japanese: World Language 5661 156
Spanish Spanish: World Language 5195 168
Teaching English as a Second Language English to Speakers of Other Languages 5362 140

To Be Certified in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Special Education Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications 5354 151
Special Education Blind/Visually Impaired (all levels) Special Education: Teaching Students with Visual Impairments 5282 163
Special Education Deaf/Hard of Hearing (all levels) Special Education: Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students 5272 160
Special Education Mild/Moderate
(K–12, PK–3, K–6, 6–8, 6–12)
Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications 5543 158
Special Education Severe/Profound
(K–12, PK–3, K–6, 6–8, 6–12)
Special Education: Core Knowledge and Severe to Profound Applications 5545 158

To Be Certified in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
CTE — Arts and Communication No Praxis test required.    
CTE — Business

Business Education: Content Knowledge

(Calculator allowed)

5101 154
CTE — Industrial and Engineering Technology Technology Education 5051 159
CTE — Natural Resources Agriculture 5701 147
CTE — Public and Human Services Family and Consumer Sciences 5122 153

To Be Certified in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Reading Teaching Reading: K–12 5206 156
Reading Specialist (P–3, K–6, 6–12, K–12) Reading Specialist 
This certification is only for those who have completed a Reading Specialist program.
5302 165
School Counselor Professional School Counselor
This certification is only for those who have completed a School Counseling program.
5421 156
School Librarian Library Media Specialist
This certification is only for those who have completed a School Librarian program.
5311 148
Teacher Leader Performance Assessment for Teacher Leaders (PATL)
(Must use the PATL Assessment website to register.)
  46


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

This page is a supplement to The Praxis® Tests Information Bulletin (PDF).


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