Praxis II Test Information

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

            • Praxis II
            • School Leadership
            • Other Test Requirement

As of December 19, 2014 no new Flexibility Rule contracts are being approved  by William Paterson University. 

Applicants for New Jersey licensure in subject teaching fields, early childhood, elementary and middle school 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).

When Registering for your Praxis examination with ETS:

  • Use your Social Security Number
  • Make the New Jersey Department of Education a recipient by using coding R7666 on your registration form
  • Request to have your score sent to  William Paterson University by using coding R2518 on your registration form
  • Disability accommodations
  • English Language Learner accommodations
  • Fee waivers may be available for college students who meet all eligibility criteria
  • It is recommended that you submit a hardcopy of your Praxis results to the Office of Education Enrollment and Certification once you receive them from ETS.

To Be Certified in:

Praxis II/Test Code

Score

Early Childhood: (Preschool - Grade 3)

5022

159

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.
    • Students who took the 5031 series and passed one or more 5031 sections prior to September 1, 2014 can continue with that series, but must pass all 5031 subtests by August 31, 2015.  Students who do not pass all sections of 5031 by August 31, 2015 will then be required to take and pass all sections of the 5001 series.  Passing scores for the 5031 series are:  5032 Reading and Language Arts 165, 5033 Math 164, 5033 Social Stuies 155, Science 159.

Middle School English Language Arts

5047 

164

Middle School French and

 5174

 162

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

OPE
(do not take ProFluent)

Advanced Low or higher is required

Middle School Mathematics (Calculator allowed.)

5169 

165

Middle School Science  new test 

5440

150**

Middle School Social Studies

5089

158

Middle School Spanish and

5195

 168

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

 OPI
(do not take ProFluent)

 Advanced Low or higher is required

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
(do not take ProFluent) 

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 
(do not take ProFluent)

Intermediate

High or

Above 

Health and Physical Education  New Test

5857

160**

Japanese
       OPI Testing link:

        http://www.languagetesting.com/

OPI 
(do not take ProFluent)

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

Social Studies

5081

157

Spanish  and

5195

168

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

OPI 
(do not take ProFluent)

Intermediate

High 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

 

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. 


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.