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Divisions > Educator Effectiveness > Certification Branch > Testing Information
Praxis II

PRAXIS  II  CONTENT  AREA  ASSESSMENTS

LICENSURE AREA

TEST REQUIRED

TEST CODE

MD SCORE

Art

Art: Content and Analysis

0135

161

Biology

Biology: Content Knowledge
Principles of Learning and Teaching:Grades 7-12 (Pedagogy)

0235/5235 
0624/5624

150
157

Business   Education

Business Education: Content Knowledge 
Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12 (Pedagogy)

0101/5101
0624/5624

154
157

Chemistry

Chemistry: Content Knowledge
Principles of Learning and Teaching:Grades 7-12 (Pedagogy)

0245/5245
0624/5624

153
157

Chinese Mandarin Chinese (Mandarin)
World Languages: Pedagogy***
5655
0841
165
158

Early Childhood

Early Childhood: Content Knowledge
Principles of Learning and Teaching:
Early Childhood (Pedagogy)

0022 
5022

0621/5621

160
160

157

Earth/Space 

Earth/Science: Content Knowledge
Principles of Learning and Teaching:Grades 7-12 (Pedagogy)

0571/5571
0624/5624

152
157

Economics Economics
Principles of Learning and Teaching (Pedagogy)
0911

150

157

Elementary Education

Elementary Education: Instructional Practice and Applications
Principles of Learnng and Teaching: Grades K-6 (Pedagogy)

5015


0622/5622

161


160

English

English Language, Arts Content: and Analysis
Principles of Learning and Teaching:Grades 7-12 (Pedagogy)

5039

0624/5624

168

157

Environmental Education Environmental Education 0831 156

ESOL

English to Speakers of Other Languages

0361

149

Family and Consumer Sciences Family and Consumer Sciences
Principles of Learning and Teaching:Grades 7-12 (Pedagogy)
0121/5121
0624/5624
159
157

French

World Languages: French
(computer delivered)
World Languages: Pedagogy***

5174

0841

162

158

Geography Geography
Principles of Learning and Teaching:Grades 7-12 (Pedagogy)
0921
0624/5624

168
157

German

World Languages: German
(computer delivered)
World Languages: Pedagogy***

5183

0841

163

158

Health Health Education

5551

155
History World and US History: Content Knowledge
Principles of Learning and Teaching:Grades 7-12 (Pedagogy)
0941
0624/5624
160
157
Latin Latin
World Languages: Pedagogy***
0601
0841
152
158

Mathematics

Mathematics: Content Knowledge
Principles of Learning and Teaching:Grades 7-12 (Pedagogy)

5161

0624/5624

160
157

Music

Music:  Content & Instruction 

0114

162

Physics

Physics: Content  Knowledge
Principles of Learning and Teaching:Grades 7-12 (Pedagogy)

0265/5265
0624/5624

143
157

Physical Education

Physical Education: Content and Design

0095/5095

169

Political Science Government/Political Science
Principles of Learning and Teaching:Grades 7-12 (Pedagogy)
0931
0624/5624

149
157

Physical Science

Chemistry, Physics and General Science 
Principles of Learning and Teaching:Grades 7-12 (Pedagogy)

0070
0624/5624

520
157

Social Studies

Social Studies: Content and Interpretation
Principles of Learning and Teaching:Grades 7-12 (Pedagogy)

0086/5086
0624/5624

153
157

Spanish

World Language: Spanish
World Languages: Pedagogy***

5195

0841

168

158

Special Education

Core Knowledge and Applications

0354/5354

151

Technology Education

Technology Education
Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12 (Pedagogy)

0051
0624/5624

159
157

Theater Theater
Principles of Learning and Teaching (Pedagogy)
0641
0624/5624
151
157
School Psychologist School Psychologist 0401 161
Reading Option - - -

Reading

Teaching Reading: Elementary Education

 

5203

162

Applicants or current certificate holders with certification in early childhood, elementary, or special education at the early childhood and elementary levels may test out of the reading requirement (12 semester hours) by meeting the qualifying score on the above Praxis II assessment. 

Administrator II

School Leaders Licensure Assessment

1011/6011

165

Middle School (Two content assessments required if graduating from an approved dual program).
Middle School Middle School: English/Language Arts 5047 164
Principles of Learning and Teaching:5-9 (Pedagogy)*** 0623/5623 160
Middle School: Mathematics
Principles of Learning and Teaching:5-9 (Pedagogy)***
5169
0623/5623
165
160
Middle School: Science
Principles of Learning and Teaching:5-9 (Pedagogy)***
0439
0623/5623
145
160
Middle School: Social Studies 0089/5089 154
Principles of Learning and Teaching:5-9 (Pedagogy)*** 0623/5623 160

*** This pedagogy test is not required for graduates of approved teacher preparation programs in world languages or middle school. It is a requirement only for candidates completing certification through transcript analysis or alternative preparation programs.


Please Note: 

Applicants seeking certification in a world language may meet the testing requirement by presenting qualifying scores on the Praxis II content assessments in the specific language or presenting qualifying scores on both the ACTFL OPI and WPT for that language. The pedagogy test (0841) is not required for graduates of approved teacher preparation programs in world languages. It is a requirement only for candidates completing certification through transcript analysis or through alternative preparation programs.

NTE qualifying scores as of January 1, 2011 are no longer  accepted unless accompanied by a valid, professional out-of-state certificate.

Applicants must meet current testing requirements at the time of application.


Contact Information
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Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 

410-767-0412
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410-333-6442

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