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Praxis Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications Passing Scores

Praxis Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications by State

The Praxis Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications (5543) exam was designed to challenge the knowledge and skills of aspiring educators. Typically taken after completing a bachelor’s degree program in education but before entering the workforce formally, the test is often a final hurdle for those hoping to make a career out of teaching. To ensure you pass your exam, take time to review concepts including instruction, assessment, professional responsibilities and collaboration.


The range of possible scores is 100 to 200.


State / Region Passing score
American Samoa
Connecticut
Hawaii
Idaho
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Missouri
North Carolina
North Dakota
Northern Mariana Islands
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Utah
West Virginia
158
158
158
153
158
163
155
158
153
158
158
164
157
164
158
158
158
158
153