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Praxis Middle School Social Studies Passing Scores

Praxis Middle School Social Studies by State

Examinees of the Praxis Middle School Social Studies (5089) test should be prepared to answer 90 selected-response questions and three constructed-response questions during a two hour exam period. Created to measure the classroom readiness of aspiring middle school social studies educators, the test covers topics like world history, civics, economics and geography. Use your time wisely, as 90 minutes are intended to be spent on the selected-response questions and just 30 minutes are reserved for writing essay question responses.


The range of possible scores is 100 to 200.


State / Region Passing score
Alabama
Alaska
American Samoa
Arkansas
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Hawaii
Idaho
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Mississippi
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
North Carolina
North Dakota
Northern Mariana Islands
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Vermont
Virginia
West Virginia
Wyoming
153
149
152
149
160
164
155
152
149
146
145
155
149
149
153
154
149
155
148
153
158
152
149
152
150
160
155
145
146
165
160
151
153