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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.
 

Washington

Washington 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).
 

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

School Counselor

Professional School Counselor

5421

156

School Psychologist

School Psychologist

5402

147

Scores on the prior version of the Core Academic Skills for Educators (5712, 5722, 5732) will be accepted.

To Be Certified in...


All Areas

 

You Need to Take... Test Code Qualifying Score

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading

and

5713

1

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing

and

5723

1

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

5733

1

If you wish to take all three computer-delivered Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) tests (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).

1 No state-set minimum score, however, each program may set additional criteria and procedures.

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


Washington Teacher Standards and Practices Commission