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Praxis Social Studies Passing Scores

Praxis Social Studies by State

Examinees taking the Praxis Social Studies: Content Knowledge (5081) test should be prepared to face 130 selected-response questions over the span of a two hour examination period. Designed to measure the content knowledge and pedagogical skills of aspiring teachers, the test demands serious preparation. If you’re hoping to earn a passing score on your first attempt, take time to review concepts including United States history, world history, political science, geography, economics and behavioral sciences.


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
Kansas
Maine
Mississippi
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Jersey
New Mexico
North Carolina
North Dakota
Northern Mariana Islands
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Dakota
Utah
Virginia
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
155
152
154
150
162
157
155
154
154
150
150
158
157
150
155
154
152
157
154
158
153
157
157
162
146
159
161
148
153
158