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New Hampshire Test Requirements

Find your licensure area below to determine which test you need to take and see the minimum qualifying score. To learn more about a specific test, click the test title. Once you know your test(s), find out how to register for Praxis® tests and read the Praxis test retake policy.

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).

If you test in New Hampshire, your score report will be sent automatically to the New Hampshire State Department of Education. If you test outside of New Hampshire, select the New Hampshire State Department of Education (state code 7660) as a score recipient when you register or on an additional score report request.

Tests Required for All Licensure Areas

If you wish to take all three computer-delivered Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) exams (5712, 5722, 5732) at the same time, select Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (5751) when registering. Scores will be reported by individual test (5712, 5722, 5732).

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
All Areas Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading 5712 *
and
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing 5722 *
and
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics (On-screen four-function calculator provided.) 5732 *

Tests Required for Specific Licensure Areas

Early Childhood

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Early Childhood Education Education of Young Children 5024 *

Elementary Education

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Elementary Education Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5001 *
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 *
*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.

Middle School Education

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Middle School English Language Arts Middle School English Language Arts 5047 *
Middle School Mathematics Middle School Mathematics
(On-screen graphing calculator provided.)
5169 *
Middle School Science Middle School Science 5440 *
Middle School Social Studies Middle School Social Studies 5089 *

Secondary Education

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Chemistry Chemistry: Content Knowledge 5245 *
Earth and Space Science Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge 5571 *
English Language Arts English Language Arts: Content and Analysis 5039 *
Life Sciences Biology: Content Knowledge 5235 *
Mathematics, Secondary Mathematics: Content Knowledge (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5161 *
Physical Science Chemistry: Content Knowledge 5245 *
or
General Science: Content Knowledge 5435 *
or
Physics: Content Knowledge 5265 *
Physics Physics: Content Knowledge 5265 *
Social Studies Social Studies: Content and Interpretation 5086 *

All Grades

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Art Art: Content Knowledge 5134 *
Music Music: Content Knowledge 5113 *
Physical Education Physical Education: Content and Design 5095 *

World Languages

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Chinese (Mandarin) Chinese (Mandarin): World Language 5665 *
French French: World Language 5174 *
German German: World Language 5183 *
Latin Latin 5601 *
Spanish Spanish: World Language 5195 *

This page is a supplement to The Praxis® Information Bulletin.

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