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Idaho

Idaho 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

The Idaho State Department of Education (SDE) cannot receive score reports electronically at this time.

When applying for certification/endorsement, you must download and print your score reports, and mail or fax them to the Idaho SDE along with your completed application packet. (Do not send score reports via email.)

Tests required for specific licensure areas

To Be Endorsed in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
All Subjects K–8

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 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: Content Knowledge for Teaching

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

7811 2
 

Reading and Language Arts CKT Subtest

7812 161
 

Mathematics CKT Subtest

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

7813 150
 

Science CKT Subtest

7814 154
 

Social Studies CKT Subtest

7815 161
  2 To pass the Elementary Education: Content Knowledge for Teaching test you must receive a passing score on each subtest. If you wish to take all four subtests (7812, 7813, 7814, 7815) at the same time, select Elementary Education: Content Knowledge for Teaching (7811) when registering. If you wish to take or retake an individual subtest, you may register to take just that subtest.  
  Plus one of the following tests for a middle school or K–12 single subject endorsement:  
 

Middle School English Language Arts

or

5047 164
 

Middle School Mathematics

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

or

5164 157
 

Middle School Science

or

5442 152
 

Middle School Social Studies

or

5089 149
  One of the K–12 Single Subject Endorsement requirements (see Secondary Education section)  

All Subjects K–8

For out-of-state candidates who did not complete an Idaho program.

Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5001 3
  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
  3 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.  
  or    
 

Elementary Education: Content Knowledge for Teaching

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

7811 4
 

Reading and Language Arts CKT Subtest

7812 161
 

Mathematics CKT Subtest

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

7813 150
 

Science CKT Subtest

7814 154
 

Social Studies CKT Subtest

7815 161
  4 To pass the Elementary Education: Content Knowledge for Teaching test you must receive a passing score on each subtest. If you wish to take all four subtests (7812, 7813, 7814, 7815) at the same time, select Elementary Education: Content Knowledge for Teaching (7811) when registering. If you wish to take or retake an individual subtest, you may register to take just that subtest.  

To be Endorsed in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Agriculture Science and Technology (6–12) Agriculture 5701 147
American Government/ Political Science (5–9) Middle School Social Studies 5089 149
American Government/ Political Science (6–12) Government/Political Science 5931 149

Bilingual Education (K–12)

English to Speakers of Other Languages

5362

155

Biological Science (5–9)

Middle School Science

5442

152

Biological Science (6–12)

Available through August 31, 2022

Biology: Content Knowledge

5235

139

 

Required beginning September 1, 2022

Biology

5236

154

Business Technology Education (6–12)

Business Education: Content Knowledge

(Calculator allowed)

5101

148

Chemistry (5–9)

Middle School Science

5442

152

Chemistry (6–12)

Available through August 31, 2022

Chemistry: Content Knowledge

5245

139

 

Required beginning September 1, 2022

Chemistry

5246

146

Communication (5–9 or 6–12)

Speech Communication: Content Knowledge

5221

143

Computer Science (5–9 or 6–12)

Computer Science

5652

149

Earth and Space Science (5–9)

Middle School Science

5442

152

Earth and Space Science (6–12)

Available through August 31, 2022
Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge

5571

144

 

Required beginning September 1, 2022
Earth and Space Sciences

5572

154

Economics (5–9)

Middle School Social Studies

5089

149

Economics (6–12)

Economics

5911

150

Engineering (5–9 or 6–12)

Technology Education

5051

154

English (5–9)

Middle School English Language Arts

5047

164

English (6–12)

English Language Arts: Content Knowledge

5038

167

English as a Second Language (K–12)

English to Speakers of Other Languages

5362

155

Family and Consumer Science (6–12)

Family and Consumer Sciences

5122

153

Geography (5–9)

Middle School Social Studies

5089

149

Geography (6–12)

Geography

5921

153

Geology (5–9)

Middle School Science

5442

152

Geology (6–12)

Available through August 31, 2022

Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge

5571

144

 

Required beginning September 1, 2022

Earth and Space Sciences

5572

154

Gifted and Talented (K–12)

Gifted Education

5358

157

Health (5–9, 6–12 or K–12)

Health Education

5551

155

History (5–9)

Middle School Social Studies

5089

149

History (6–12)

World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge

5941

141

Journalism (5–9)

Journalism

5224

153

Journalism (6–12)

Journalism

5224

153

Literacy (K–12)

Teaching Reading: K–12

5206

156

Marketing Technology Education (6–12)

Marketing Education

5561

158

Mathematics–Middle Level (5–9)

Middle School Mathematics

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5164

157

Mathematics (6–12)

Mathematics

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5165

159

Music (5–9, 6–12 or K–12)

Music: Content Knowledge

5113

148

Natural Science (6–12)

Available through August 31, 2022

General Science: Content Knowledge

5435

149

 

Required beginning September 1, 2022

General Science

5436

141

  Must also hold an endorsement and successfully pass the requisite Praxis exam in one of the following areas: Agriculture Science Technology (6–12), Biological Science (6–12), Chemistry (6–12), Earth and Space Science (6–12), Geology (6–12) or Physics (6–12)

Physical Education (5–9, 6–12 or K–12)

Physical Education: Content Knowledge

5091

143

Physical Science (5–9)

Physical Science

or

5485

157

 

Middle School Science

5442

152

Physical Science (6–12)

Physical Science

5485

157

Physics (5–9)

Middle School Science

5442

152

Physics (6–12)

Available through August 31, 2022
Physics: Content Knowledge

5265

129

 

Required beginning September 1, 2022

Physics

5266

145

Psychology (5–9 or 6–12)

Psychology

5391

154

Science–Middle Level (5–9)

Middle School Science

5442

152

Social Studies–Middle Level (5–9)

Middle School Social Studies

5089

149

Social Studies (6–12)

Social Studies: Content Knowledge

5081

150

  Must also hold an endorsement and successfully pass the requisite Praxis exam in one of the following areas: History, American Government/Political Science, Economics or Geography.

Sociology (5–9 or 6–12) or Sociology/
Anthropology (5–9 or 6–12)

Sociology

5952

154

Teacher Librarian (K–12)

Available through August 31, 2022

Library Media Specialist

5311

151

 

Required beginning September 1, 2022

School Librarian

5312

154

Technology Education (6–12)

Technology Education

5051

154

Theatre Arts (5–9 or 6–12)

Theatre

5641

148

Visual Arts (K–12 or 6–12)

Art: Content Knowledge

5134

151

To Be Endorsed in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score

All World Language Endorsements (5–9, 6–12 or K–12) (Other than: Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Latin or Spanish)

World Languages Pedagogy

5841

151

American Sign Language (5–9, 6–12 or K–12)

ASL Proficiency Interview

0634

3 (160)

Chinese (Mandarin) (5–9, 6–12 or K–12)

Chinese (Mandarin): World Language

5665

164

French (5–9, 6–12 or K–12)

French: World Language

5174

156

German (5–9, 6–12 or K–12)

German: World Language

5183

157

Japanese (K–2)

Required beginning September 1, 2022

Japanese: World Language

5661

156

Latin (K–12)

Latin

5601

152

Spanish (5–9, 6–12 or K–12)

Spanish: World Language

5195

163

To Be Certified in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Blended Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education (Birth to Grade 3)

Available through August 31, 2022
Special Education: Preschool/Early Childhood

5691

159

 

Required beginning September 1, 2022

Special Education: Early Childhood/Early Intervention

and ___________________________

5692

159

 

Early Childhood Education

or

5025

156

 

Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects
(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5001

5

 

Reading and Language Arts Subtest

5002

157

 

Mathematics Subtest

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5003

157

 

Social Studies Subtest

5004

155

 

Science Subtest

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5005

159

  5 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.
  or    
 

Elementary Education: Content Knowledge for Teaching

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

7811

6

 

Reading and Language Arts CKT Subtest

7812

161

 

Mathematics CKT Subtest

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

7813

150

 

Science CKT Subtest

7814

154

 

Social Studies CKT Subtest

7815

161

  6 To pass the Elementary Education: Content Knowledge for Teaching test you must receive a passing score on each subtest. If you wish to take all four subtests (7812, 7813, 7814, 7815) at the same time, select Elementary Education: Content Knowledge for Teaching (7811) when registering. If you wish to take or retake an individual subtest, you may register to take just that subtest.

Blended Elementary Education/ Elementary Special Education (4–6)

Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5001

7

 

Reading and Language Arts Subtest

5002

157

 

Mathematics Subtest

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5003

157

 

Social Studies Subtest

5004

155

 

Science Subtest

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5005

159

  7 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.
  or    
 

Elementary Education: Content Knowledge for Teaching

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

7811

8

 

Reading and Language Arts CKT Subtest

7812

161

 

Mathematics CKT Subtest

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

7813

150

 

Science CKT Subtest

7814

154

 

Social Studies CKT Subtest

7815

161

 

8 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 (7812, 7813, 7814, 7815) at the same time, select Elementary Education: Content Knowledge for Teaching (7811) when registering. If you wish to take or retake an individual subtest, you may register to take just that subtest.

and ____________________________

  The candidate must also hold a Blended Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education (Birth–Grade 3) endorsement/license and successfully pass the requisite Praxis exams for that endorsement/license.
Early Childhood Special Education (Pre-K–3)

Available through August 31, 2022
Special Education: Preschool/Early Childhood

5691

159

 

Required beginning September 1, 2022

Special Education: Early Childhood/Early Intervention

and __________________________

5692

159

 

Early Childhood Education

or

5025

156

 

Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5001

9

 

Reading and Language Arts Subtest

5002

157

 

Mathematics Subtest

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5003

157

 

Social Studies Subtest

5004

155

 

Science Subtest

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5005

159

  9 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.
  or    
 

Elementary Education: Content Knowledge for Teaching

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

7811

10

 

Reading and Language Arts CKT Subtest

7812

161

 

Mathematics CKT Subtest

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

7813

150

 

Science CKT Subtest

7814

154

 

Social Studies CKT Subtest

7915

161

  10 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 (7812, 7813, 7814, 7815) at the same time, select Elementary Education: Content Knowledge for Teaching (7811) when registering. If you wish to take or retake an individual subtest, you may register to take just that subtest.
Exceptional Child – Generalist (K–8, 6–12 or K–12)

Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications

5543

153

  and take one of the Elementary Education assessments listed below
 

Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5001

11

 

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

  11 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.
  or    
 

Elementary Education: Content Knowledge for Teaching

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

7811

12

 

Reading and Language Arts CKT Subtest

7812

161

 

Mathematics CKT Subtest

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

7813

150

 

Science CKT Subtest

7814

154

 

Social Studies CKT Subtest

7815

161

  12 To pass the Elementary Education: Content Knowledge for Teaching test you must receive a passing score on each subtest. If you wish to take all four subtests (7812, 7813, 7814, 7815) at the same time, select Elementary Education: Content Knowledge for Teaching (7811) when registering. If you wish to take or retake an individual subtest, you may register to take just that subtest.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing (Pre-K–12)

Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications

and

5354

145

 

Special Education: Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

5272

160

Visually Impaired (Pre-K–12)

Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications

and

5354

145

 

Special Education: Teaching Students with Visual Impairments

5282

163

To Be Certified in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Teacher Leader — Instructional Specialist

Performance Assessment for Teacher Leaders

(Must use PATL website to register)

 

42

Teacher Leader — Literacy

Performance Assessment for Teacher Leaders

(Must use PATL website to register)

and

 

42

 

Teaching Reading

or

5206

156

 

Reading Specialist

5302

165

Teacher Leader — Mathematics

Performance Assessment for Teacher Leaders

(Must use PATL website to register)

and

 

42

 

Available beginning September 1, 2022

Elementary Education: Math Specialist

or

5037

153

 

Middle School Mathematics

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

or

5164

157

 

Mathematics

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5165

159

Teacher Leader — Special Education

Performance Assessment for Teacher Leaders

(Must use PATL website to register)

and

 

42

  Hold an Exceptional Child Generalist Endorsement


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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