The Praxis® tests are taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by many states and professional licensing organizations. The tests measure teacher candidates’ knowledge and skills. DANTES reimburses the Praxis test fee for eligible military personnel once per lifetime for the following exams:
These tests measure academic skills in reading, writing and mathematics. They were designed to provide comprehensive assessments that measure the skills and content knowledge of candidates entering teacher preparation programs. For more information, click here.
These tests measure subject-specific content knowledge, as well as general and subject-specific teaching skills, needed for teachers in the beginning stages. Learn more, click here.
These tests measure subject-specific content knowledge with a focus on specialized content knowledge used in K–12 teaching. For information, click here.
Each state and licensing organization determines its own certification and Praxis passing score requirements. Select your state on this website's HOME page for more information.
For additional information on Praxis testing policies, fees, and registration procedures, visit the DANTES website.