Praxis (II) Subject Assessment Exams Information

THE FOLLOWING SCORES ARE CURRENT FOR THE 2015-2016 YEAR:

            • Praxis Subject Assessments (formerly the Praxis II test)
            • School Leadership
            • Other Test Requirement

Applicants for New Jersey licensure in subject teaching fields, early childhood, elementary and middle school education must pass the appropriate PRAXIS Subject Assessment (formerly known as the Praxis II) examination(s) PRIOR TO Clinical Practice (See OFE Website for dates that scores must be received).

Registering for your Praxis Subject Assessment(s) examination(s) with ETS:

To Be Certified in:

Praxis II/Test Code

Score

Early Childhood: (Preschool - Grade 3)  Effective September 1, 2015

5025

156

Elementary Multiple Subjects 5001   

Reading and language Arts Subtest

5002

157**

Mathematics Subtest

5003

157**

Social Studies Subtest

5004

155

Science Subtest

5005

159

Middle School English Language Arts

5047 

164

Middle School French and

 5174

 162

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

OPI
(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  

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

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


Bilingual Endorsement 

Required test:    http://www.languagetesting.com/

Requirements:  Oral English Written English Oral Second Language Written Second Language
Ways to demonstrate proficiency for each requirement Achieve “Intermediate High” score or greater on the English Oral Proficiency (OPI) assessment Pass the Basic Skills Assessment (Praxis CORE); 

OR

Achieve “Advanced Low”  or greater on the English Written Proficiency Test (WPT); 

OR

 Achieve “Intermediate High” or greater on the WPT if Second Language WPT score is “Advanced Low” or better. 
Achieve “Advanced Low” or greater on the Oral Proficiency Interview Test in the foreign language;

OR

Establish that he/she was primarily educated at the undergraduate or graduate level in that language. 
Achieve “Advanced Low” or greater on the Written Proficiency Test (WPT)  in the foreign language;

OR

Achieve “Intermediate High” or greater on the WPT if English WPT score is “Advanced Low” or better. 

This information is derived from a recent announcement from the Director of the Office of Certification and Induction, State of New Jersey, Department of Education with the subject line:  A Change to Written Proficiency Test Qualifying Scores for Bilingual Teacher Candidates.

If you wish to utilize the second option of the Oral Second Language category, please hand deliver an official, unopened foreign credential evaluation, with a written request to use the document in lieu of the language OPI to the WP Office of Education Enrollment and Certification.  If you wish to use the PRAXIS CORE writing scores for the Written English requirement, please provide a written note and copies of your scores to the Office of Education Enrollment and Certification. 


English as a Second Language Endorsement

Required test:    http://www.languagetesting.com/ 

Candidates must present evidence of passing oral and written English language proficiency tests (OPI & WPT). 


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: