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Praxis World and U.S. History Passing Scores

Praxis World and U.S. History by State

Prospective history educators were in mind when the Praxis World and U.S. History Content Knowledge (5941) exam was designed. It aims to gauge the classroom readiness, content knowledge, and instructional skills of new teachers. During a two hour testing period, registrants must answer 120 selected-response questions about a wide range of facts and figures. Five main content categories are addressed on this exam: world history to 1450 C.E., world history to the present, United States history to 1877, United States history to the present, and historical thinking skills.


The range of possible scores is 100 to 200.


State / Region Passing score
Alabama
Alaska
American Samoa
Idaho
Indiana
Iowa
Kentucky
Maine
Maryland
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
North Dakota
Northern Mariana Islands
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Utah
Wisconsin
Wyoming
148
141
147
141
141
145
162
146
160
146
147
152
151
152
150
135
157
156
150
146