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The Praxis® Tests

Supporting aspiring teachers on their journey to the classroom

Select a step to learn more about the Praxis® tests.


U.S. Virgin Islands

U.S. Virgin Islands Highly Qualified Status

To be highly qualified in the U.S. Virgin Islands, a new educator must:

  • Obtain full state certification as an educator from the Virgin Islands Board of Education in their specific content area.
  • Hold a minimum of a bachelor's degree.
  • Receive a passing score on the applicable Praxis test.

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 Highly Qualified  in You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score
Elementary  Education

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




Reading and Language Arts Subtest




Mathematics Subtest
(On-screen scientific calculator provided)




Social Studies Subtest




Science Subtest




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.

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

Virgin Islands Department of Education