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 Praxis I &  II

 

U.S. Virgin Islands: Validated Praxis Tests

EVERY NEW TEACHER MUST TAKE THE PRAXIS EXAM. Click on any of the tests below for more information. The number on the right hand side represents the USVI minimum passing score. All Elementary K-6 Teachers hired after 2001 must take the Elementary Education: Content Knowledge exam listed below.

Which Praxis Exam Should You Take?

1. Praxis II – Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (test code 0014 ONLY) is required for elementary education teaching applicant (classroom K-6)

 

2. PRAXIS I - is required for all Secondary teachers (unless they are out of content, see number 4 below), and also for in-content Elementary teaching applicants applying for Special Subjects, for example: Elementary Music, Elementary Reading, Elementary Special Education, Elementary Physical Education, Elementary Art, etc.

 

3. PRAXIS I- is required for all vocational teacher applicants

4. PRAXIS II- is required for all secondary and elementary applicants with less than 30 credits (but more than 15 credits) in the content area for which they are applying. This is only for applicants in the subject areas below (please note the applicable test codes):

 VALIDATED SUBJECT AREA:

 SPECIAL EDUCATION (0353)                   SCIENCE (0435)                   READING (0201)

 MATHEMATICS (0061)                            ENGLISH (0041)                   ESL (0360)

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).

                                               PRAXIS I

To Be Certified in

You Need to Take

Test Code

Qualifying Score

All Areas

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading

5712

156

and

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing

5722

162

and

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

5732

150

PRAXIS II

Elementary Education

All Elementary K–6 teachers hired after 2001 must take the Elementary Education: Content Knowledge exam (5014 or 5018).

To Be Certified in

You Need to Take

Test Code

Qualifying Score

Elementary Education

Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (On-screen scientific calculator provided.)

5018

163

and

Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades K–6

5622

160

Elementary Reading

Teaching Reading: Elementary Education

5203

162

Secondary Education

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

5361

149

Secondary Mathematics

Mathematics: Content Knowledge (On-screen graphing calculator provided.)

5161

160

Secondary Science

General Science: Content Knowledge

5435

154

Administrator/School Leader

To Be Certified in

You Need to Take

Test Code

Qualifying Score

Principal; Assistant Principal

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

6011

156

Special Education

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

To Be Certified in

You Need to Take

Test Code

Qualifying Score

Special Education 7–12; K–12; K–8

     

 

 

 
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