Praxis Content Exam Changes Effective 9/1/2013


Current Exam Through 8/31/2013 Exam Effective 9/1/2013 and after

 English/Language Arts

English Language, Literature, and Composition: Content Knowledge 0041 (paper)   5041 (computer)
Passing score: 151

English Language Arts: Content Knowledge
5038 (computer)
Passing score: TBD

Middle School Math

Middle School Mathematics
0069 (paper)  
calculator allowed
Passing score: 149

Middle School Mathematics
5169 (computer)
 on-screen calculator provided
Passing score: TBD

Secondary Math

Mathematics: Content Knowledge
0061 (paper)   5061 (computer)
bring graphing calculator
Passing score: 126

Mathematics: Content Knowledge
5161 (computer)
on-screen graphing calculator provided
Passing score : TBD

If you have already taken or will take one of the current exams prior to September 1, 2013, your exam score will be valid provided your application for certification is received by the Alabama State Department of Education before September 1, 2018. 

If you take your content exam on September 1, 2013 or after, be sure to take the exam listed in the right hand column.
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