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Praxis Core Reading Passing Scores

Praxis Core Reading by State

Test-takers must answer 56 questions in 85 minutes when taking this Praxis reading exam. Content covered by the test includes comprehension of key ideas and details of passages. Craft, structure, and language skills are also measured. A person’s ability to integrate knowledge and ideas into their reading is tested, too. To be successful, you’ll need to practice close reading and applying what you’ve read in a critical way. No matter how confident you are in reading, you’ll want to polish up on core areas with practice tests from Exam Edge.


The range of possible scores is 100 to 200.


State / Region Passing score
Alabama
Alaska
American Samoa
Arkansas
Connecticut
Delaware
Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA)
District of Columbia
Guam
Hawaii
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maryland
Minnesota
Mississippi
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
North Carolina
North Dakota
Northern Mariana Islands
Oklahoma
Oregon
South Carolina
Tennessee
U.S. Virgin Islands
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156
156