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The Praxis® Tests

Supporting aspiring teachers on their journey to the classroom

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About the Praxis Tests

The Praxis tests measure a teacher candidate's knowledge and subject-specific content knowledge needed for teaching. Each Praxis assessment reflects what educators across the United States believe to be important for new teachers.
 

Praxis Core Tests


Measures the reading, writing and mathematics knowledge of candidates entering teacher preparation programs.

Praxis Subject Tests


Assesses the subject-specific content knowledge and teaching skills needed for licensure and certification.


Praxis Content Knowledge for Teaching (CKT) Tests


Measures Elementary Education subject matter content knowledge and the ability to apply it in a classroom.

Measure knowledge icon Measures current knowledge
 icon Developed with educators to ensure relevancy
Affirms candidate readiness icon Affirms candidate readiness

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