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The Praxis® Tests

Supporting aspiring teachers on their journey to the classroom

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New Jersey

New Jersey 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

  • If you test in New Jersey at a test center or at home, and your Praxis profile address is in New Jersey, your score report will be sent automatically to the New Jersey Department of Education.
  • If you test outside New Jersey or your Praxis profile address is not in New Jersey, your scores are NOT automatically sent to the New Jersey Department of Education. To have your scores sent to the New Jersey Department of Education, you must select the New Jersey Department of Education (state code 7666) as a score recipient when you register.
  • For all methods of Praxis testing, to request additional score reports you must select the New Jersey Department of Education (state code 7666) with each additional score report request.

Educator Preparation Entry Assessment

To Be Certified in


Admission to an educator preparation program

 

You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading

and

5713

156

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing

and

5723

162

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics

(On-screen four-function calculator provided)

5733

150

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).

Tests required for specific licensure areas

To Be Certified in


Preschool–Grade 3

 

You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score

Early Childhood Education

5025

156

To Be Certified in


Elementary K–6

 

You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score

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.

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

Elementary School with Subject Matter Preparation: Language Arts Literacy (5–8)

Middle School English Language Arts

5047

164

Elementary School with Subject Matter Preparation: Mathematics (5–8)

Middle School Mathematics

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5164

157

Elementary School with Subject Matter Preparation: Science (5–8)

Middle School Science

5442

152

Elementary School with Subject Matter Preparation: Social Studies (5–8)

Middle School Social Studies

5089

158

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

Science, Biology

Biology: Content Knowledge

and

5235

152

 

General Science: Content Knowledge

5435

152

Science, Chemistry

Chemistry: Content Knowledge

and

5245

152

 

General Science: Content Knowledge

5435

152

Science, Earth Science

Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge

and

5571

153

 

General Science: Content Knowledge

5435

152

Science, Physical Science

Chemistry: Content Knowledge

and

5245

152

 

Physics: Content Knowledge

and

5265

141

 

General Science: Content Knowledge

5435

152

Science, Physics

Physics: Content Knowledge

and

5265

141

 

General Science: Content Knowledge

5435

152

Social Studies

Social Studies: Content Knowledge

5081

157

Speech Arts and Dramatics

Speech Communication: Content Knowledge

and

5221

143

  Theatre

5641

153

Theatre

Theatre

5641

153

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

Art

Art: Content Knowledge

5134

158

English

English Language Arts: Content Knowledge

5038

167

Health & Physical Education

Health and Physical Education: Content Knowledge

5857

160

Mathematics

Mathematics

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5165

159

Music

Music: Content Knowledge

5113

153

Physical Education

Physical Education: Content Knowledge

5091

148

Reading

Teaching Reading: K–12

5206

159

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

French; Elementary School with Subject Matter Specialization: World Languages/
French (5–8)

French: World Language

5174

162

German; Elementary School with Subject Matter Specialization: World Languages/
German (5–8)

German: World Language

5183

163

Spanish; Elementary School with Subject Matter Specialization: World Languages/
Spanish (5–8)

Spanish: World Language

5195

168

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

Principal

School Leaders Licensure Assessment

(Must use SLS website to register.)

6990

151

School Administrator

School Superintendent Assessment

(Must use SLS website to register.)

6991

162

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

Career and Technical Education

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading

and

5713

156

 

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing

and

5723

162

 

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics

(On-screen four-function calculator provided)

5733

150

 

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).

Business Education
(All Endorsements)

Business Education: Content Knowledge

(Calculator allowed)

5101

154

Family and Consumer Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences

5122

153

Industrial Technology

Technology Education

5051

159

Marketing Education

Marketing Education

5561

158

Technology Education

Technology Education

5051

159

To Be Certified in


Speech-Language Specialist

 

You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score

Speech-Language Pathology

5331

162


TBA: To Be Announced. All TBA scores will be available once the score is required.

This page is a supplement to The Praxis® Tests Information Bulletin (PDF).


New Jersey Department of Education