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Praxis Math Passing Scores

Praxis Math by State

Beginning secondary school teachers must demonstrate their mastery of the content they hope to impart upon students. The Praxis Mathematics: Content Knowledge (5161) exam was designed to assess the skills and knowledge of aspiring math educators. Made up of 60 questions to be answered over a 150 minute testing window, the test covers algebra, geometry, functions, calculus and discrete mathematics. If you’re hoping to take this challenging exam in order to secure a teaching license, you’ll want to ensure you pass on your first attempt or risk delaying the start of your new career.


The range of possible scores is 100 to 200.


State / Region Passing score
Alabama
Alaska
American Samoa
Arkansas
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Guam
Hawaii
Idaho
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Mississippi
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
North Carolina
North Dakota
Northern Mariana Islands
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
U.S. Virgin Islands
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
160
160
160
160
152
160
160
160
160
160
160
135
152
160
160
160
160
152
160
146
160
160
160
160
160
160
136
160
160
150
160
160
160
160
160
160
160
160
160