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Praxis English Language Arts: Content Knowledge Passing Scores

Praxis English Language Arts: Content Knowledge by State

130 selected-response questions await secondary school educators registered for the Praxis English Language Arts: Content Knowledge (5038). The two hour and 30 minute exam was created to measure a candidate’s knowledge and skills before they enter the classroom. Deemed necessary for professional practice, the subjects on this challenging Praxis test run the gamut. Expect questions on reading instruction, sentence structure, and literary history. Prepare thoroughly and you’ll no doubt pass the exam on your first attempt!


The range of possible scores is 100 to 200.


State / Region Passing score
Alabama
Alaska
American Samoa
Colorado
Delaware
District of Columbia
Guam
Hawaii
Idaho
Indiana
Kansas
Maine
Mississippi
Montana
Nevada
New Jersey
New Mexico
North Carolina
North Dakota
Northern Mariana Islands
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
U.S. Virgin Islands
Virginia
West Virginia
Wisconsin
167
167
152
167
167
167
167
167
167
167
162
167
167
167
167
167
167
167
167
167
167
167
167
167
167
167
167
167