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About the Praxis® Tests

The Praxis® tests measure the knowledge and skills you need to prepare for the classroom. Whether entering a teacher preparation program or seeking your certification, succeeding on these tests moves your journey forward to becoming a qualified educator.


Praxis® Core Tests

Demonstrate your knowledge of reading, writing and mathematics for entry into teacher preparation programs

Praxis® Subject Tests

Apply your subject-specific content knowledge in these tests for licensure and certification.

Praxis® Content Knowledge for Teaching (CKT) Tests

Showcase your understanding of Elementary Education subject matter and how to apply it in the classroom.


Find out how to register, learn about testing options, and familiarize yourself with ID requirements and other policies.

Prepare for a Test

Learn about the available preparation materials to help you get ready and feel confident on test day.


Find out when you'll get your scores, how to report them to institutions and agencies, what they mean and more.

State Testing Requirements

Each state and licensing organization determines its own certification and Praxis passing score requirements. Find information about certification requirements for your state.


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