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U.S. Virgin Islands

U.S. Virgin Islands 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).
 

Tests required for specific licensure areas

The U.S. Virgin Islands require the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) tests for educator licensing.
 

To Be Certified in


All Areas

 

You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading

and

5713

156

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing

and

5723

162

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics
(On-screen four-function calculator provided)

5733

150

If you wish to take all three computer-delivered Core exams (5713, 5723, 5733) at the same time, select Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (5752) when registering. Scores will be reported by individual test (5713, 5723, 5733).

To Be Certified in


Early Childhood Education

 

You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score

Early Childhood Education

5025

152

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

Elementary Education

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

5001

1

Reading and Language Arts Subtest

5002

157

Mathematics Subtest
(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5003

157

Social Studies Subtest

5004

157

Science Subtest

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.

and

   

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades K–6

5622

160

Elementary Reading

Teaching Reading: Elementary

5205

159

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

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

Secondary English

English Language Arts: Content Knowledge

5038

167

Secondary ESL

English to Speakers of Other Languages

5362

155

Secondary Science

General Science: Content Knowledge

5435

154

To Be Certified in


Principal; Assistant Principal

 

You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score

School Leaders Licensure Assessment
(Must use SLS website to register.)

6990

151

To Be Certified in


Special Education 7–12; K–12; K–8

 

You Need to Take Test Code Qualifying Score

Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications

5354

145


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


Virgin Islands Department of Education