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Praxis Core Writing Passing Scores

Praxis Core Writing by State

With questions gauging your grammar, sentence structure, word choice and mastery of the English language, the Praxis demands excellence of the future teachers of America. You’ll have just 100 minutes to 40 multiple-choice questions and two essay questions. Before you sit for the exam, be sure you’re clear on verb tenses, pronoun cases, idioms and how to avoid double-negatives. Not sure how your writing skills will measure up? A practice test can give you the insight you need when preparing for the Praxis writing test. They’ll also help you familiarize yourself with the format of the exam before taking the real thing!


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
162
162
162
162
162
162
162
162
162
162
162
162
162
162
162
162
162
162
162
162
162
160
162
162
162
158
162
162
162
162
158
162
162