NEW! PRAXIS II CHANGES AS OF 9/1/2013
PRAXIS II State Requirement Changes:
Middle School Math
K-12 Subject Math
Middle School Language Arts
The New Jersey Department of Education has announced several new PRAXIS II exams effective SEPTEMBER 1, 2013 (see below).
Candidates who have taken and passed the previous Praxis II for any of the areas listed below, prior to September 1, 2013, will be able to use those scores for licensure and do NOT need to take the new exams.
CANDIDATES WHO HAVE NOT TAKEN THE CURRENT PRAXIS II TEST for these particular areas, PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 1, 2013, WILL BE REQUIRED TO PASS THE NEW EXAM AND ADHERE TO THE NEW PASSING GUIDELINES- NO EXCEPTIONS! PASSING REQUIRED PRAXIS TEST(S) SCORES MUST BE OBTAINED TO STUDENT TEACH."
New Praxis Test Information (Effective September 1, 2013) Praxis Test Test Code New Passing Score:
Middle School Mathematics 5169 qualifying score 165
K-12 Mathematics 5161 qualifying score 160
Middle School English Language Arts 5047 qualifying score 164
K-12 English Language Arts 5038 qualifying score 167
The information in the chart above is derived from an attachment on the NJ Department of Education’s Office of Licensure and Credential (homepage item: Amendments to the Licensure Code Effective July 2, 2013)