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Praxis General Science Passing Scores

Praxis General Science by State

Created to assess the knowledge and skills of aspiring secondary school science teachers, the Praxis General Science: Content Knowledge (5435) exam demands preparation. In order to perform well on the 135-question test, be sure to review the fundamentals of physical, life, and Earth science ahead of your exam date. You’ll have just two and a half hours to answer the selected-response questions, so time management is vital to success. To ensure you pass on your first attempt, make time to take a practice test or two!


The range of possible scores is 100 to 200.


State / Region Passing score
Alabama
Alaska
American Samoa
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Guam
Hawaii
Idaho
Iowa
Louisiana
Maine
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
North Carolina
North Dakota
Northern Mariana Islands
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
U.S. Virgin Islands
Utah
Vermont
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
152
146
152
152
157
160
157
150
152
149
143
156
153
154
152
148
152
147
152
152
151
150
153
146
146
153
150
143
154
166
157
153
153
154
160