Praxis Test Information

THE FOLLOWING SCORES ARE CURRENT FOR THE 2014-2015 YEAR:

Praxis II, School Leadership, and Other Test Requirements

William Paterson University will no longer honor the Flexibility Rule after Spring 2015.

Applicants for New Jersey licensure in subject teaching fields, early childhood, and elementary education must pass the appropriate PRAXIS II Subject Assessment test(s) PRIOR TO STUDENT TEACHING (See OFE Website for dates that scores must be received). All Scores on Praxis II: Subject Assessment tests must be sent to the New Jersey Department of Education by coding R7666 on your registration form (the State of NJ will not acknowledge scores if they aren't listed as a recipient of due to HIPPA regulations) . LICENSURE WILL NOT BE ISSUED IF THE NJDOE IS NOT A RECIPIENT OF YOUR SCORES.  Also, please request to have a copy of your score sent to  William Paterson University by coding R2518 on your registration form. You must also include your Social Security number when completing your registration form. Candidates must submit copies of passing scores on all required licensure exams for their education program prior to Student Teaching.

** Students May contact ETS if they require special testing accommodations for special circumstances such as: second language learners, diagnosed learning disabilities., etc. For more information please click here.

To Be Certified in:

Test Code

Score

Early Childhood: (Preschool - Grade 3)

5022

159

Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (PDF) **

5031

NA

     Reading and Language Arts Subtest 

5032

165

      Mathematics Subtest (Calculator allowed.)

5033

164

     Social Studies Subtest 

5034

155

      Science Subtest (Calculator allowed.)

5035

159

  • If you took and passed all subtest of the 5031 series before September 1, 2014, New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) will accept your 5031 scores as suitable for licensure in Elementary Education.If you took the 5031 series and passed at least one subtest before September 1, 2014, you must pass all 5031 series subtests by December 1, 2014.  ** Failure to do so is likely to require you to take the new 5001 series in its entirety, depending on NJ Department of Education ruling.
  • If you took the 5031 series and before September 1, 2014 and did not pass any sections, you must take the entire 5001 series as of September 1, 2014.
  • If you have not taken a PRAXIS II Elementary Multiple Subjects test before September 1, 2014 you must register for the 5001 series as of September 1, 2014.  

Elementary Multiple Subjects 5001   September 1, 2014**

Reading and language Arts Subtest

5002

157**

Mathematics Subtest

5003

157**

Social Studies Subtest

5004

155

Science Subtest

5005

159

  • **Qualifying scores are listed as per NJ Department of Education Agenda August 6, 2014.  These subtests were modified to align to Common Core Content Standards (CCSS). 
  • You are not required to take the full test (5001) on your first attempt.  ETS provides the option to take either the 5001 series, which will register you for all subtests, or instead, to take each subtest separately for the first time.

Middle School English Language Arts

5047 

164

Middle School Mathematics (Calculator allowed.)

5169 

165

Middle School Science  new test 

5440

150**

Middle School Social Studies

5089

158

Art: Content Knowledge

5134

158

Biology and

5235

152

General Science

5435

152

Chemistry, and

5245

152

General Science

5435

152

Chinese
       
OPI Testing link:
        http://www.languagetesting.com/

OPI

 

Intermediate
High or
Above

Earth Science, and

5571

153

General Science

5435

152

English Language Arts

5038 

167

French: World Language   and

5174

162

OPI  testing link:
http://www.languagetesting.com/

OPI 

Intermediate
High or
Above
 

Health and Physical Education  New Test

5857

160**

Japanese
       OPI Testing link:
        http://www.languagetesting.com/

OPI 

Intermediate
High or
Above
 

Mathematics (On-screen graphing calculator provided)

5161

160

Music

5113

153

Physical Education

5091

148

Physical Science – Chemistry and

5245

152

Physics and

5265

141

General Science

5435

152

Physics and

5265

141

General Science

5435

152

Social Studies

5081

157

Spanish  and

5195

168

OPI Testing link:
http://www.languagetesting.com/

OPI 

Intermediate
High or
Above

  

Bilingual Endorsement required test:    http://www.languagetesting.com/

English OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview): Intermediate High or above

English WPT (Writing Proficiency Test): Advanced Low or above

Target Language: OPI: Advanced Low or above

Target Language: WPT: Advanced Low or above

 

Administrator/School Leader

To Be Certified in

You Need to Take

Test Code

Qualifying Score

Principal

School Leaders Licensure Assessment (PDF) (Computer) (Must use SLS Bulletin to register.)

6011

163

 School Administrator

 School Superintendent Assessment (PDF) (Computer) (Available beginning December 2012.)(Must use SLS website to register.)

 6021

 160

 *Qualifying Score to be determined by the New Jersey Department of Educaiton

Examination Dates

COMPREHENSIVE EXAMS
Comprehensive exams are offered through each individual program. Please contact the program coordinator for more information.

2014-2015 Praxis II Test Dates and Information
NEW JERSEY TEACHER TESTING PROGRAM
TEST DATES, DEADLINES AND TEST FEES FOR 
TESTS REQUIRED FOR CERTIFICATION
IN NEW JERSEY 

IT IS IMPORTANT TO REVIEW THE INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS DOCUMENT REGARDING THE TEST REQUIRED FOR THE SPECIFIC CERTIFICATE FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING, AND TO REGISTER FOR THE APPROPRIATE TEST

 

For more information on testing dates and centers:

 

SCHOOL LEADERSHIP SERIES TESTS

School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA)
School Superintendent Assessment (SSA)

Licensure Area

Session/Test Code

Test Name

              Qualifying Score

Principal

11011 (PDF)

School LeadersLicensure Assessment

163

School Administrator

11020 (PDF)

School Superintendent Assessment

151

INFORMATION ABOUT REGISTRATION, TEST CENTERS AND SCORE REPORTING IS INCLUDED IN THE BULLETIN. BULLETINS MAY BE OBTAINED AS FOLLOWS:


The Praxis Series
Educational Testing Service
P.O. Box 6051
Princeton, NJ 08541-6051
(800) 772-9476 The School Leadership Series

Educational Testing Service
P.O. Box 6051 Princeton, NJ 08541-6051
(800) 772-9476
The bulletins are also available online at the Praxis Web Site: http://www.ets.org/praxis and at the School Leadership Series Web Site: http://www.ets.org/sls.

Please request to have a copy of your score to be sent to William Paterson University and the NJ DOE by coding R2518 AND R7666 on your registration form. You must also include your Social Security number when completing your registration form. Candidates should be submitting their Praxis II scores to the College of Education prior to Student Teaching. Please see your education advisor for additional information.

PRAXIS Disability Accommodation Requests

Helpful linkshttp://www.ets.org/praxis/register/disabilities?WT.ac=praxishome_disabilities_121126 and http://www.ets.org/disabilities/documentation

Allow ample time.  Your first step is to contact the WPUNJ Office of Disability Services. 

Contact Jackie Safont, Director of the Office of Disability Services safontj@wpunj.edu or 973-720-2853

Helpful PRAXIS disability accommodation links: http://www.ets.org/praxis/register/disabilities?WT.ac=praxishome_disabilities_121126  and http://www.ets.org/disabilities/documentation

If you are requesting accommodations for a disability or a health-related need, you must register by mail. However, you may create a My Praxis account to view scores online and order additional score reports.

Follow the steps below to register:

Primary Language Not English (PLNE) accommodations http://www.ets.org/praxis/register/accommodations/plne/

You must also register online and fill in paperwork requesting accommodations. Typical turnaround time is 2-3 weeks after the request is received.