Registering for the Praxis® Braille Proficiency Assessment (0633)

The Praxis® Braille Proficiency test has two parts:

  1. A selected-response section assessing test taker’s ability to read Braille
  2. A performance-assessment section assessing test taker’s ability to produce embossed Braille text from printed text using both a slate and stylus and a manual braillewriter

Test Information

Test Fee:
$146
Test Time:
4 hours
Test Code:
0633

How to Register

Before registering, you must review The Praxis® Information Bulletin. The Bulletin contains program information, policies and contact information. Once you have reviewed the Bulletin, you can register for the Braille Proficiency test with a credit/debit card or PayPal® through your online account.

Register Online

Dates and Deadlines

Available inTest DateRegular DeadlineExtended Deadline
Mississippi, Rhode Island, Virginia and West Virginia 9/9/2017 8/10/2017 8/17/2017
Mississippi, Rhode Island, Virginia and West Virginia 11/4/2017 10/5/2017 10/12/2017
Mississippi, Rhode Island, Virginia and West Virginia 3/17/2018 2/15/2018 2/22/2018
Mississippi, Rhode Island, Virginia and West Virginia 6/16/2018 5/17/2018 5/24/2018

Important Dates and Deadlines Information

  1. Not all test centers are open on all test dates.
    • Accommodations for test takers whose primary language is not English are offered on all test dates.
  2. Registrations must be received by ETS by the deadlines listed above. Online registration deadlines are effective until 11:59 p.m. ET on the specified date. There is an extended registration fee of $45 if you do not register by the deadline.
  3. Scores are only available online. Log in to your Praxis account to view your score report. If you feel you did not perform to your potential on the test, you have the option to cancel your scores before they are reported. To cancel your test scores, contact ETS via phone (1-800-772-9476) or email (praxis@ets.org) no later than 5 p.m. ET on the Monday following your test date. Once you cancel your scores, they cannot be reinstated.

Test Centers

Note: The Braille Proficiency test (0633) is currently required in Mississippi, Rhode Island, Virginia and West Virginia and the test centers are listed below.

Mississippi

CityCenter NameCenter CodeTest Center Availability
Cleveland Cleveland Career Development and Tech 24539 Available only on Sept. 9, 2017; Nov. 4, 2017; and June 16, 2018
Clinton Mississippi College 02997 Available on all Braille test dates
Holy Springs Rust College 02990 Available on all Braille test dates
Jackson Jackson State University 03008 Available only on Nov. 4, 2017 and June 16, 2018
Lorman Alcorn State University 02998 Available on all Braille test dates
Meridian Mississippi State University 07350 Available on all Braille test dates
Mississippi State Mississippi State University 03022 Available on all Braille test dates
Poplarville Pearl River Community College 24596 Available on all Braille test dates

Rhode Island

CityCenter NameCenter CodeTest Center Availability
Kingston University of Rhode Island 00332 Available on all Braille test dates
Newport Salve Regina University 00323 Available on all Braille test dates
Providence Rhode Island College 00349 Available on all Braille test dates

Virginia

CityCenter NameCenter CodeTest Center Availability
Alexandria Brainseed Testing Center 24252 Available on all Braille test dates
Charlottesville University of Virginia 02131 Available on all Braille test dates
Emory Emory & Henry College 02218 Available on all Braille test dates
Norfolk Old Dominion University 02174 Available on all Braille test dates
Richmond Virginia Commonwealth University 02159 Available on all Braille test dates
Roanoke Roanoke Higher Education 19513 Available on all Braille test dates
Winchester Shenandoah University 02115 Available only on Sept. 9, 2017; March 17, 2018; and June 16, 2018
Wise University of Virginia at Wise 02217 Available on all Braille test dates

West Virginia

CityCenter NameCenter CodeTest Center Availability
Athens Concord University 02248 Available on all Braille test dates
Huntington Marshall University 02258 Available on all Braille test dates
Martinsburg Blue Ridge Community & Technical College 24619 Available only on Nov. 4, 2017
Morgantown West Virginia University 02274 Available on all Braille test dates

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