PRAXIS II

Applicants are required to pass the Praxis II Content Knowledge exam as part of the application process. Preliminary acknowledgement of passing scores (delivered immediately on computerized exams) should be communicated via email to MTR by the following dates:

  • Fall Applicants: March 21, 2015
  • Spring Applicants: May 23, 2015

Official Praxis II Content Knowledge score reports must be sent to the following two institutions:

  • Union University (code 1826)
  • TN Department of Education (code 8190).

Applicants who have passed the PRAXIS II test will be required to forward a copy of the official student score report to MTR after receiving an invitation to join the program. Applicants should keep their original official score reports for future reference.

The following information is intended to assist you in registration for the Praxis exam, however, it is not a substitute for information published on the ETS website. Applicants should always visit the ETS website (www.ets.org) for current information prior to registering for a test and understand the testing requirements for Tennessee (TN).

To register, go to the ETS Praxis II Home Page, click here.

Praxis II Content Knowledge Exam

(http://www.ets.org/praxis/tn/requirements)

Elementary Education

To Be Certified in

You Need to Take

CDT Code

PDT Code

Qualifying Score

Elementary Education K–6 Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (Calculator allowed.)

5018

n/a

163

Secondary Education

To Be Certified in            

You Need to Take

CDT Code

PDT Code

Qualifying Score

Biology 7–12 Biology: Content Knowledge

5235

n/a

148

Chemistry 7–12 Chemistry: Content Knowledge

5245

n/a

152

English 7–12

ESL

English Language Arts: Content KnowledgeEnglish to Speakers of Other Languages

5038
5361

n/a

167
143

History 7–12 World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge

5941

0941

136

Mathematics 7–12 Mathematics: Content Knowledge (Graphing calculator required.)

5161

n/a

160

Physics 7–12 Physics: Content Knowledge

5265

0265

144

Spanish 7–12 Spanish: World Language

5195

n/a

163

(Effective September 2014)

Praxis II Study Aids

For Praxis II – General Information and Study Tips, click here.

For Praxis II Content Preparation and Sample Tests, click here.

For Praxis II Test Information and Sample Questions, see here.