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U.S. Virgin Islands Test Requirements

U.S. Virgin Islands

Find your licensure area below to determine which test you need to take and see the minimum qualifying score. To learn more about a specific test, click the test title. Once you know your test(s), find out how to register for Praxis® tests and read the Praxis test retake policy.

In general, unless it is specifically stated that a calculator is permitted or required for a particular test, calculators may not be used on any Praxis tests (see Calculator Use).

Tests Required for Specific Licensure Areas

All Areas

The U.S. Virgin Islands require the Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) tests for educator licensing. If you wish to take all three computer-delivered Core exams (5712, 5722, 5732) at the same time, select Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (5751) when registering. Scores will be reported by individual test (5712, 5722, 5732).

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
All Areas Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading 5712 *
and
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing 5722 *
and
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics
(On-screen four-function calculator provided.)
5732 *

Elementary Education

All Elementary K–6 teachers hired after 2001 must take the Elementary Education: Content Knowledge exam (5018).

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Elementary Education Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5018 *
and
Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades K–6 5622 *
Elementary Reading Teaching Reading: Elementary Education 5203 *

Secondary Education

Required for out of content teachers (less than 30 credits in the following areas):

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Secondary English English Language Arts: Content Knowledge 5038 *
Secondary ESL English to Speakers of Other Languages 5362 *
Secondary Mathematics Mathematics: Content Knowledge (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5161 *
Secondary Science General Science: Content Knowledge 5435 *

Administrator/School Leader

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Principal; Assistant Principal School Leaders Licensure Assessment (Must use SLS website to register.) 6011 *

Special Education

Required for out-of-content teachers (with less than 30 credits in special education area).

To Be Certified inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Special Education 7–12; K–12; K–8 Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications 5354 *

This page is a supplement to The Praxis® Information Bulletin.

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