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Overview of Indiana Testing Requirements

Registration for Praxis® Tests

Educators in Indiana will soon have access to ETS's Praxis® tests to help them demonstrate their knowledge of content, pedagogy, and instructional skills for their roles in Indiana schools. Registration opened June 28, 2021.

Beginning July 1, 2021, many of the Praxis tests approved for use in Indiana will be offered along with the current provider to support a seamless transition to using all Praxis tests in September 2021.

Praxis Tests Offered

The Praxis content and pedagogy assessments for Indiana’s licensure process are listed below (test codes in parentheses):

  • Agriculture (5701)
  • American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (0634)
  • Art: Content Knowledge (5134)
  • Biology: Content Knowledge (5235)
  • Business Education: Content Knowledge (5101)
  • Chemistry: Content Knowledge (5245)
  • Chinese (Mandarin): World Language (5665)
  • Computer Science (5652)
  • Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge (5571)
  • Economics (5911)
  • Educational Leadership: Administration & Supervision (5412)
  • English Language Arts: Content Knowledge (5038)
  • English to Speakers of Other Languages (5362)
  • Family & Consumer Sciences (5122)
  • French: World Language (5174)
  • Geography (5921)
  • German: World Language (5183)
  • Gifted Education (5358)
  • Government/Political Science (5931)
  • Health Education (5551)
  • Latin (5601)
  • Library Media Specialist (5311)
  • Marketing Education (5561)
  • Middle School English Language Arts (5047)
  • Middle School: Science (5442)
  • Middle School: Social Studies (5089)
  • Physical Education: Content Knowledge (5091)
  • Physics: Content Knowledge (5265)
  • Principles of Learning & Teaching: Early Childhood (5621)
  • Principles of Learning & Teaching: Grades 7–12 (5624)
  • Principles of Learning & Teaching: Grades K–6 (5622)
  • Professional School Counselor (5421)
  • Psychology (5391)
  • School Superintendent Assessment (6991)
  • Sociology (5952)
  • Spanish: World Language (5195)
  • Special Education: Core Knowledge & Mild to Moderate Applications (5543)
  • Special Education: Core Knowledge & Severe to Profound Applications (5545)
  • Special Education: Education of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Students (5272)
  • Special Education: Teaching Students with Visual Impairments (5282)
  • Teaching Reading: K–12 (5206)
  • Technology Education (5051)
  • Theatre (5641)
  • World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge (5941)

Tests newly available on September 1 are as follows (test codes in parentheses).

  • Early Childhood Assessment (5026)
    • Early Childhood Assessment: Reading and Language Arts & Social Studies subtest (5027)
    • Early Childhood Assessment: Mathematics and Science subtest (5028)
  • Elementary Education Assessment (5006)
    • Elementary Education Assessment: Reading and Language Arts & Social Studies subtest (5007)
    • Elementary Education Assessment: Mathematics and Science subtest (5008)
  • Japanese (5661)
  • Journalism (5224)
  • Mathematics (5165)
  • Middle School Mathematics (5164)
  • Music: Instrumental and General Knowledge (5115)
  • Music: Vocal and General Knowledge (5116)
  • Physical Science (5485)
  • Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades PreK–12 (5625)

How to Qualify for Licensure

For initial certification in Indiana, all candidates must:

Important Information

  • If you test in Indiana at a testing center or using the Praxis test at home solution, and your Praxis profile address is in Indiana, your score report will be sent automatically to the Indiana Department of Education.
  • If you test outside Indiana or your Praxis profile address is not in Indiana, your scores are NOT automatically sent to the Indiana Department of Education. To have your scores sent to the Indiana Department of Education, you must select the Indiana Department of Education (state code 7238) as a score recipient when you register.
  • For all methods of Praxis testing, to request additional score reports you must select the Indiana Department of Education (state code 7238) with each additional score report request if you want the Indiana Department of Education to receive it.

Get additional information about Sending Your Praxis Scores.

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