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 are given by appointment. Find test centers near you. Not all tests are offered continuously. Please plan ahead.
If you test in Kentucky at a test center or at home, and your Praxis profile address is in Kentucky, your score report will be sent automatically to the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board.
If you test outside Kentucky or your Praxis profile address is not in Kentucky, your scores are NOT automatically sent to the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board. To have your scores sent to the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board, you must select the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (state code 7283) as a score recipient when you register.
For all methods of testing, to request additional score reports you must select the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (state code 7283) with each additional score report request.
Educator Preparation Entry Assessment
Passing scores on the prior version of the Core Academic Skills for Educators (5712, 5722, 5732) will be accepted as long as the tests were taken on or before August 31, 2020.
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).
GRE® General Test
In lieu of the Core Academic Skills for Educators exams, the educator preparation provider (EPP) may allow one of the GRE® tests listed below for admission to an initial certification program at the graduate level. Candidates should check with the EPP regarding admissions policies (16 KAR 5:020. Standards for admission to educator preparation (PDF)).
The applicant is responsible for providing official GRE test scores to the EPP.
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.
Note: A passing score on a test established at the time of administration shall be valid for the purpose of applying for certification for 5 years from the test administration date. 16 KAR 6:010 (PDF).