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Idaho Test Requirements

In general, unless it is specifically stated that a calculator is permitted or required for a particular test, calculators may not be used on any Praxis tests (see Calculator Use).

Elementary Education (Grades K–8)

Praxis testing for Idaho: Elementary Education
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 *
Mathematics Subtest (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5003 *
Social Studies Subtest 5004 *
Science Subtest (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5005 *
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 *
Mathematics CKT Subtest (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 7813 *
Science CKT Subtest 7814 *
Social Studies CKT Subtest 7815 *
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 5047 *
or
New test required as of September 1, 2021
Middle School Mathematics (On-screen graphing calculator provided.)
5164 *
or
Accepted if taken and passed by August 31, 2021 as long as the application is submitted by August 31, 2026
Middle School Mathematics (On-screen graphing calculator provided.)
5169 *
or
Middle School Science 5442 *
or
Middle School Social Studies 5089 *
or
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 *
Mathematics Subtest (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5003 *
Social Studies Subtest 5004 *
Science Subtest (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5005 *
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 *
Mathematics CKT Subtest (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 7813 *
Science CKT Subtest 7814 *
Social Studies CKT Subtest 7815 *
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.

Secondary Education (Grades 5–9) OR (Grades 6–12) OR (Grades K–12)

praxis testing for Idaho
To Be Endorsed in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Agriculture Science and Technology (6–12) Agriculture 5701 *
American Government/ Political Science (5–9) Middle School Social Studies 5089 *
American Government/ Political Science (6–12) Government/Political Science 5931 *
Bilingual Education (K–12) English to Speakers of Other Languages 5362 *
Biological Science (5–9) Middle School Science 5442 *
Biological Science (6–12) Biology: Content Knowledge 5235 *
Business Technology Education (6–12) Business Education: Content Knowledge (Calculator allowed.) 5101 *
Chemistry (5–9) Middle School Science 5442 *
Chemistry (6–12) Chemistry: Content Knowledge 5245 *
Communication (5–9 or 6–12) Speech Communication: Content Knowledge 5221 *
Computer Science (5–9 or 6–12) Computer Science 5652 *
Earth and Space Science (5–9) Middle School Science 5442 *
Earth and Space Science (6–12) Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge 5571 *
Economics (5–9) Middle School Social Studies 5089 *
Economics (6–12) Economics 5911 *
Engineering (5–9 or 6–12) Technology Education 5051 *
English (5–9) Middle School English Language Arts 5047 *
English (6–12) English Language Arts: Content Knowledge 5038 *
English as a Second Language (K–12) English to Speakers of Other Languages 5362 *
Family and Consumer Science (6–12) Family and Consumer Sciences 5122 *
Geography (5–9) Middle School Social Studies 5089 *
Geography (6–12) Geography 5921 *
Geology (5–9) Middle School Science 5442 *
Geology (6–12) Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge 5571 *
Gifted and Talented (K-12) Gifted Education 5358 *
Health (5–9, 6–12 or K–12) Health Education 5551 *
History (5–9) Middle School Social Studies 5089 *
History (6–12) World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge 5941 *
Journalism (5–9) New test required as of September 1, 2021Journalism 5224 *
Journalism (6–12) New test required as of September 1, 2021Journalism 5224 *
Literacy (K–12) Teaching Reading: K-12 5206 *
or
Accepted if taken and passed by August 31, 2021 as long as the application is submitted by August 31, 2026Reading Specialist 5302 *
Marketing Technology Education (6–12) Marketing Education 5561 *
Mathematics–Middle Level (5–9) New test required as of September 1, 2021
Middle School Mathematics (On-screen graphing calculator provided.)
5164 *
or
Accepted if taken and passed by August 31, 2021 as long as the application is submitted by August 31, 2026
Middle School Mathematics (On-screen graphing calculator provided.)
5169 *
Mathematics (6–12) New test required as of September 1, 2021
Mathematics (On-screen graphing calculator provided.)
5165 *
or
Accepted if taken and passed by August 31, 2021 as long as the application is submitted by August 31, 2026
Mathematics: Content Knowledge (On-screen graphing calculator provided.)
5161 *
Music (5–9, 6–12 or K–12) Music: Content Knowledge 5113 *
Natural Science (6–12) General Science: Content Knowledge 5435 *
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 *
Physical Science (5–9) New test required as of September 1, 2021Physical Science 5485 *
or
Middle School Science 5442 *
or
Accepted if taken and passed by August 31, 2021 as long as the application is submitted by August 31, 2026Chemistry: Content Knowledge 5245 *
or
Accepted if taken and passed by August 31, 2021 as long as the application is submitted by August 31, 2026Physics: Content Knowledge 5265 *
or
Accepted if taken and passed by August 31, 2021 as long as the application is submitted by August 31, 2026General Science: Content Knowledge 5435 *
Physical Science (6–12) New test required as of September 1, 2021 Physical Science 5485 *
or
Accepted if taken and passed by August 31, 2021 as long as the application is submitted by August 31, 2026Chemistry: Content Knowledge 5245 *
or
Accepted if taken and passed by August 31, 2021 as long as the application is submitted by August 31, 2026Physics: Content Knowledge 5265 *
or
Accepted if taken and passed by August 31, 2021 as long as the application is submitted by August 31, 2026General Science: Content Knowledge 5435 *
Physics (5–9) Middle School Science 5442 *
Physics (6–12) Physics: Content Knowledge 5265 *
Psychology (5–9 or 6–12) Psychology 5391 *
Science–Middle Level (5–9) Middle School Science 5442 *
Social Studies–Middle Level (5–9) Middle School Social Studies 5089 *
Social Studies (6–12) Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 *
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 *
Teacher Librarian (K–12) Library Media Specialist 5311 *
Technology Education (6–12) Technology Education 5051 *
Theatre Arts (5–9 or 6–12) Theatre 5641 *
Visual Arts (K–12 or 6–12) Art: Content Knowledge 5134 *

World Languages

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 *
American Sign Language (5–9, 6–12 or K–12) ASL Proficiency Interview 0634 *
Chinese (Mandarin) (5–9, 6–12 or K–12) Chinese (Mandarin): World Language 5665 *
French (5–9, 6–12 or K–12) French: World Language 5174 *
German (5–9, 6–12 or K–12) German: World Language 5183 *
Latin (K–12) Latin 5601 *
Spanish (5–9, 6–12 or K–12) Spanish: World Language 5195 *

Special Education

To Be Certified in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Blended Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education (Birth to Grade 3) Special Education: Preschool/Early Childhood 5691 *
and
Early Childhood Education 5025 *
or
Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5001 *
Reading and Language Arts Subtest 5002 *
Mathematics Subtest (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5003 *
Social Studies Subtest 5004 *
Science Subtest (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5005 *
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 *
Mathematics CKT Subtest (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 7813 *
Science CKT Subtest 7814 *
Social Studies CKT Subtest 7815 *
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 (Grade 4–Grade 6) Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5001 7
Reading and Language Arts Subtest 5002 *
Mathematics Subtest (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5003 *
Social Studies Subtest 5004 *
Science Subtest (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5005 *
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 *
Mathematics CKT Subtest (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 7813 *
Science CKT Subtest 7814 *
Social Studies CKT Subtest 7815 *
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) Special Education: Preschool/Early Childhood 5691 *
and
Early Childhood Education 5025 *
or
Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects(On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5001 9
Reading and Language Arts Subtest 5002 *
Mathematics Subtest(On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5003 *
Social Studies Subtest 5004 *
Science Subtest (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5005 *
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 *
Mathematics CKT Subtest (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 7813 *
Science CKT Subtest 7814 *
Social Studies CKT Subtest 7915 *
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 *
and take one of the Elementary Education assessments listed below
Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5001 9
Reading and Language Arts Subtest 5002 *
Mathematics Subtest (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5003 *
Social Studies Subtest 5004 *
Science Subtest (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5005 *
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 scientific calculator provided.) 7811 10
Reading and Language Arts CKT Subtest 7812 *
Mathematics CKT Subtest (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 7813 *
Science CKT Subtest 7814 *
Social Studies CKT Subtest 7815 *
10 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 5354 *
and
Special Education: Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students 5272 *
Visually Impaired (Pre-K–12) Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications 5354 *
and
Special Education: Teaching Students with Visual Impairments 5282 *

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.