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Praxis Middle School Science (5440) Passing Scores

Praxis Middle School Science (5440) by State

Aspiring teachers registered for the Praxis Middle School Science (5440) test must answer 125 selected-response questions over the course of two hours and 30 minutes. Designed to gauge the competency, knowledge and skills of new middle school science educators, the exam covers the fundamentals of scientific inquiry, Earth science, astronomy, matter, energy, and technology’s role in society. Though a calculator is not provided, a periodic table of elements is available to refer to during the testing period.


The range of possible scores is 100 to 200.


State / Region Passing score
Alabama
Alaska
American Samoa
Arkansas
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Guam
Hawaii
Idaho
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
North Carolina
North Dakota
Northern Mariana Islands
Ohio
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wyoming
151
150
148
150
150
150
150
150
150
150
137
139
150
150
150
150
150
150
150
149
150
150
150
150
150
150
150
145
144
142
150
150
150
150
150
150
150
150
145
150
150