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Praxis PLT: Grades 5-9 Passing Scores

Praxis PLT: Grades 5-9 by State

Registrants of the Praxis Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 5-9 (5623) exam face 70 selected-response questions and four constructed-response items during this two hour test. Designed to measure the examinee’s understanding of educational practices foundational to a career in teaching, the test demands extensive preparation. Covering topics like student development, the learning environment, and instructional strategies, the exam encompasses a wide range of challenging content. Constructed-response items based on case histories can be especially challenging, so be sure to practice these types of questions ahead of your test date.


The range of possible scores is 100 to 200.


State / Region Passing score
American Samoa
Arkansas
Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA)
District of Columbia
Hawaii
Idaho
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maryland
Mississippi
Nevada
North Dakota
Northern Mariana Islands
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Utah
West Virginia
160
160
160
160
160
154
160
160
160
160
160
160
160
160
163
160
160
160
160
160
160