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Nevada

Nevada 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 Nevada at a test center or at home, and your Praxis profile address is in Nevada, your score report will be sent automatically to the Nevada Department of Education.
  • If you test outside Nevada or your Praxis profile address is not in Nevada, your scores are NOT automatically sent to the Nevada Department of Education. To have your scores sent to the Nevada Department of Education, you must select the Nevada Department of Education (state code 8670) as a score recipient when you register.
  • For all methods of Praxis testing, to request additional score reports you must select the Nevada Department of Education (state code 8670) with each additional score report request.

Those who took Elementary Education tests 0011/5011 and 0012 are required to meet the approved passing scores of 158 for 0011/5011 and 135 for 0012. Those who took 5019/0019 are required to meet the approved passing score of 155.

Tests required for all licensure areas

Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core)

To Be Certified in


All Areas

 

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

Candidates must pass all three Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) exams. If you wish to take all three Core 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


Early Childhood Education: Birth–Grade 2

 

You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score

Early Childhood Education

and

5025

156

Education of Young Children

5024

160

Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (5018) is not an approved NV Elementary Test!

Those who took 0011/5011 and 0012 are required to meet the approved passing scores of 158 for 0011/5011 and 135 for 0012. Those who took 5019/0019 are required to meet the approved passing score of 155.
 

To Be Certified in


Elementary (K–8)

 

You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects
(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5001

1

Mathematics Subtest
(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5003

157

Reading and Language Arts Subtest

5002

157

Science Subtest
(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5005

159

Social Studies Subtest

5004

155

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.

Those applying for single subject middle school license are required to take the content test and the Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT 5–9).
 

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

Middle School English/Language Arts

Middle School English Language Arts

and

5047

164

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 5–9

5623

160

Middle School Mathematics

Middle School Mathematics
(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5164

157

and

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 5–9

5623

160

Middle School Instrumental and Vocal Music

Music: Content and Instruction

and

5114

162

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 5–9

5623

160

Middle School Instrumental Music

Music: Instrumental and General Knowledge

and

5115

150

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 5–9

5623

160

Middle School Science

Middle School Science

and

5442

152

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 5–9

5623

160

Middle School Social Studies

Middle School Social Studies

and

5089

148

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 5–9

5623

160

Middle School Vocal Music

Music: Vocal and General Knowledge

and

5116

153

 

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 5–9

5623

160

Secondary teachers have the option of either taking the Pedagogy test for that content specific area or the Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT) 7–12. If a content specific area does not contain a pedagogy test, you are required to take the PLT 7–12.

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

Art

Art: Content and Analysis

and

5135

161

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Biological Science

Biology: Content Knowledge

and

5235

145

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Chemistry

Chemistry: Content Knowledge

and

5245

151

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Dramatic or Theatrical Arts

Theatre

and

5641

155

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Earth Science

Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge

and

5571

151

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Economics

Economics

and

5911

150

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

English

English Language Arts: Content Knowledge

and

5038

167

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

General Science

General Science: Content Knowledge

and

5435

152

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Geography

Geography

and

5921

153

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Health

Health Education

and

5551

149

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

History

World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge

and

5941

152

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Instrumental and Vocal Music

Music: Content and Instruction

and

5114

162

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Instrumental Music

Music: Instrumental and General Knowledge

and

5115

150

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Journalism

Journalism

and

5224

153

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Mathematics

Mathematics
(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5165

159

and

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

 

5624

 

157

Physical Education

Physical Education: Content and Design

and

5095

164

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Physical Science

Physical Science

and

5485

157

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Physics

Physics: Content Knowledge

and

5265

140

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Political Science

Government/Political Science

and

5931

149

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Psychology

Psychology

and

5391

154

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Social Studies

Social Studies: Content Knowledge

and

5081

152

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Sociology

Sociology

and

5952

154

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Speech Drama

Speech Communication: Content Knowledge

and

5221

146

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Vocal Music

Music: Vocal and General Knowledge

and

5116

153

  Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

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

Agriculture Education

Agriculture

and

5701

147

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Business/Business Education

Business Education: Content Knowledge  (Calculator allowed)

and

5101

154

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Computer Programming

Computer Science

5652

149

Computer Science

Computer Science

5652

149

Family and Consumer Science

Family and Consumer Sciences

and

5122

153

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Marketing Education

Marketing Education

and

5561

152

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

Technology Education

Technology Education

and

5051

159

  Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

5624

157

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

Administrator (Stand-alone only — no teaching license)

Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision

5412

146

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

Counselor

Professional School Counselor

5421

156

School Psychologist

School Psychologist

5402

147


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 (PDF).


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