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Teaching and Leading in South Carolina

The Praxis® tests help South Carolina educators demonstrate their knowledge of content, pedagogy and instructional skills for the classroom. These tests are important components of South Carolina’s licensure and certification process and include:

  • Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) — comprehensive assessments that measure the skills and content knowledge of candidates entering teacher preparation programs
  • Praxis® Subject Assessments — tests that measure general and subject-specific content knowledge that you need for beginning teaching

Learn more about teaching and leading in South Carolina.


Test Requirements In Your State

Make sure you're taking the right tests for each area of certification you seek.

The Praxis® Tests Information Bulletin

Familiarize yourself with the registration process, test day procedures, score reporting and more.

Ready to Take a Praxis Test?

Find out how you can register online, by mail or by phone.

South Carolina Department of Education

The South Carolina Department of Education determines South Carolina's certification requirements, eligibility standards, Praxis passing score requirements and reciprocity agreements. For more information about South Carolina's approved educator preparation programs or testing requirements, visit their website.

Visit the South Carolina Department of Education website

Other Programs Used in South Carolina


Measures your knowledge and skills in reading, writing and mathematics to assist in classrooms Learn more about Parapro


Tracks your professional learning experience and performanceLearn more the PPAT assessment

School Leadership Series

Assesses your entry-level school leadership skillsLearn more about the School Leadership Series