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Praxis Elem Ed: Content Knowledge Passing Scores

Praxis Elem Ed: Content Knowledge by State

Before new elementary school teachers can enter the classroom professionally, they must demonstrate their mastery over the content they’ll be instructing. The Praxis Elementary Education Content Knowledge exam (5018) helps measure the readiness of aspiring educators. Comprised of 140 questions, the computer-based test spans 150 minutes. In that time frame, you’ll face questions about the four main elementary school content areas: math, science, reading, and social studies. Aligned with Common Core standards, this challenging exam ensures each teacher is prepared to instruct students with fidelity.


The range of possible scores is 100 to 200.


State / Region Passing score
Alaska
American Samoa
Colorado
Guam
Iowa
Louisiana
Mississippi
Montana
Northern Mariana Islands
South Dakota
Tennessee
U.S. Virgin Islands
Wisconsin
163
157
163
163
151
163
163
163
161
157
163
163
157