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The Praxis® Tests

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Wyoming

Wyoming Test Requirements

Wyoming requires submission of passing Praxis scores only for first time licensees in the areas of Elementary Education and Social Studies Comprehensive.

Wyoming also requires submission of passing Praxis scores for educators of record in the specific content areas of Early Childhood Education and Special Education.

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).
 

Score reporting

  • If you test in Wyoming at a test center or at home, and your Praxis profile address is in Wyoming, your score report will be sent automatically to the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board.
  • If you test outside Wyoming or your Praxis profile address is not in Wyoming, your scores are NOT automatically sent to the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board. To have your scores sent to the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board, you must select the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board (state code 8500) as a score recipient when you register.
  • For all methods of Praxis testing, to request additional score reports you must select the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board (state code 8500) with each additional score report request.

First-time Licensure

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

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

155

 

Science Subtest

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

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.

Social Studies Comprehensive 5–8 Middle School Social Studies

5089

153

Social Studies Comprehensive 6–12 Social Studies: Content Knowledge

5081

158

Content-specific testing requirements

To Be Qualified in You Need to Take... Test Code Qualifying Score
Early Childhood Education Birth to Age 8 (or Grade 3) Education of Young Children

5024

160

Early Childhood Education Preschool (Birth–Age 5) Pre-Kindergarten Education

5531

155

Early Childhood Special Education (Birth–Age 5)

Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education

5023

166

Required for teachers who are endorsed in Special Education and assigned as the "teacher of record" for students on Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) in the following content areas.

 

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

American Sign Language as a Foreign Language (K–6, 5–8, 6–12, K–12)

ASL Proficiency Interview

0634

3 (160)

Art (K–6, 5–8, 6–12, K–12)

Art: Content Knowledge

5134

160

Drama 6–12

Theatre

5641

162

Economics 6–12

Economics

5911

150

Economics, Geography, Political Science, History 5–8

Middle School Social Studies

5089

153

Economics, Geography, Political Science, History 6–12

Social Studies: Content Knowledge

5081

158

Elementary

Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5001

2

Reading and Language Arts Subtest

5002

157

Mathematics Subtest

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5003

157

Social Studies Subtest

5004

155

Science Subtest

(On-screen scientific calculator provided)

5005

159

2 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.

English 6–12

English Language Arts: Content and Analysis

5039

168

Geography 6–12

Geography

5921

157

History 6–12

World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge

5941

146

Language Arts 5–8

Middle School English Language Arts

5047

164

Language Arts, Math and Science
(not including Social Studies) 5–8

Middle School: Content Knowledge
(Calculator allowed)

5146

150

Math (5–8, 6–12) Middle School Mathematics
(On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5164

165

Music (K–6, 5–8,6–12, K–12)

Music: Content Knowledge

5113

156

Political Science 6–12

Government/Political Science

5931

149

Reading (K–6, 5–8,6–12, K–12)

Teaching Reading: K–12

5206

156

Science 5–8

Middle School Science

5442

150

Science 6–12

Biology: Content Knowledge

or

5235

148

Chemistry: Content Knowledge

or

5245

151

Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge

or

5571

150

Physics: Content Knowledge

5265

137

Speech 6–12

Speech Communication: Content Knowledge

5221

148


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


Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board