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Rhode Island

Rhode Island 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).
 

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

Early Childhood (PreK–2)

Option 1

   
Early Childhood Education
or

5025

156

Option 2

   

Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5001

*

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.

Bilingual and Dual Language Education (PreK–2)

English to Speakers of Other Languages

(Must also take applicable language test.)

5362

155

To Be Certified in You Need to Take... Test Code Qualifying Score
Elementary Education (1–6)

Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5001

*

 

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

 

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.

Bilingual and Dual Language Education (1–6)

English to Speakers of Other Languages

(Must also take applicable language test.)

5362

155

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

Bilingual and Dual Language Education (5–8)

English to Speakers of Other Languages

(Must also take applicable language test.)

5362

155

English – Stand Alone, Elementary Extension and Secondary Extension (5–8)

Middle School English Language Arts

5047

164

Mathematics – Stand Alone, Elementary Extension and Secondary Extension (5–8)

Middle School Mathematics

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5164

157

Science – Stand Alone, Elementary Extension and Secondary Extension (5–8)

Middle School Science

5442

152

Social Studies – Stand Alone, Elementary Extension and Secondary Extension (5–8)

Middle School Social Studies

5089

160

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

Agriculture (7–12)

Agriculture

5701

147

Bilingual and Dual Language Education (7–12)

English to Speakers of Other Languages

(Must also take applicable language test.)

5362

155

Biology (7–12)

Biology

5236

154

Business Education (7–12)

Business Education: Content Knowledge

(Calculator allowed)

5101

167

Chemistry (7–12)

Chemistry

5246

146

English (7–12)

English Language Arts: Content and Analysis

5039

168

General Science (7–12)

General Science

5436

141

Mathematics (7–12)

Mathematics

(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5165

159

Physics (7–12)

Physics

5266

145

Social Studies (7–12)

Social Studies: Content Knowledge

5081

162

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Art (PreK–12)

Art: Content Knowledge

5134

158

Bilingual and Dual Language Education (PreK–12)

English to Speakers of Other Languages

(Must also take applicable language test.)

5362

155

English as a Second Language (PreK–12)

English to Speakers of Other Languages

5362

155

Family and Consumer Science (PreK–12)

Family and Consumer Sciences

5122

153

Health (PreK–12)

Health Education

5551

162

Library Media (PreK–12)

School Librarian

5312

154

Music (PreK–12)

Music: Content Knowledge

5113

160

Physical Education (PreK–12)

Physical Education: Content Knowledge

5091

154

Technology Education (PreK–12)

Technology Education

5051

166

Theatre (PreK–12)

Theatre

5641

159

World Language (PreK–12)

Select the appropriate language test(s):

   
 

ASL Proficiency Interview

0634

3+ (170)

 

Chinese (Mandarin): World Language

5665

164

 

French: World Language

5174

162

 

German: World Language

5183

163

 

Latin

5601

161

 

Spanish: World Language

5195

168

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Deaf and Hard of Hearing – American Sign Language

Special Education: Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

and

5272

160

 

ASL Proficiency Interview

0634

3+ (170)

Deaf and Hard of Hearing – Oral/Aural Communication (PreK–12)

Special Education: Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

and 

5272

160

 

ASL Proficiency Interview

0634

3+ (170)

Early Childhood Special Education (Birth–2)

Special Education: Early Childhood/Early Intervention

and

5692

159

 

Early Childhood Education

5025

156

Elementary Special Education (1–6)

Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications

and

5543

164

 

Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects
(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5001

3

 

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

 

3 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 Grades Special Education (5–8)

Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications

5543

164

Secondary Grades Special Education (7–12)

Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications

5543

164

Severe Intellectual Disability (PreK–12)

Special Education: Core Knowledge and Severe to Profound Applications

5545

164

Visually Impaired (PreK–12)

Special Education: Teaching Students with Visual Impairments

and

5282

163

 

Braille Proficiency

0633

169

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Building Level Administrator (PreK–12)

School Leaders Licensure Assessment

(Must use SLS website to register.)

6990

151

Superintendent of Schools

School Superintendent Assessment

(Must use SLS website to register.)

6991

162

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English as a Second Language Specialist (PreK–12)

English to Speakers of Other Languages

5362

155

Reading Specialist

Reading Specialist

5302

165

School Counselor

School Counselor

5422

159

School Psychologist

School Psychologist

5403

155

Speech and Language Pathologist

Speech-Language Pathology

5331

162

Please refer to the Rhode Island Department of Education website for the most current information.

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


Rhode Island Department of Education