Certification & Induction

GPA/Praxis Test Score Flexibility Rules

A HIGH PRAXIS SCORE MAY OFFSET A LOW GPA

GPA / CERTIFICATION TEST REQUIREMENTS
Effective July 7, 2014, the following information is necessary in applying the new flexibility in GPA / certification test requirement.
      Where the GPA is less than 3.00, but equal to or higher than 2.75, and the passing score meets or exceeds the following scores, the GPA requirement will be met. Where the GPA is 3.50 or higher, and the passing score is no less than the following scores, the test requirement will be met.
CODE TEST

Current
Passing Score

Passing Score + 10%

Passing Score - 5%

5134 Art: Content Knowledge 158 174 150
5101 Business Education 154 169 146
5022 Early Childhood: Content Knowledge 159 175 151
5031 Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects      
5032 Reading and Language Arts Subtest 165 182 157
5033 Mathematics Subtest 164 180 156
5034 Social Studies Subtest 155 171 147
5035 Science Subtest 159 175 151
5047 Middle School English Language Arts 164 180 156
5169 Middle School Mathematics 165 182 157
5089 Middle School Social Studies 158 174 150
0439 Middle School Science 145 160 138
5038 English Language Arts: Content Knowledge 167 184 159
5121 Family and Consumer Sciences 150 165 143
5174 French: World Language 162 178 154
5183 German: World Lanugage 163 179 155
5195 Spanish: World Language 168 185 160
5856 Health & Physical Ed: Content Knowledge 151 166 143
0561 Marketing Education 158 174 150
5161 Mathematics: Content Knowledge 160 176 152
5113 Music: Content Knowledge 153 168 145
5091 Physical Education: Content Knowledge 148 163 141
5204 Introduction to the Teaching of Reading 159 175 151
5435 General Science: Content Knowledge 152 167 144
5235 Biology: Content Knowledge 152 167 144
5245 Chemistry: Content Knowledge 152 167 144
5571 Earth Science: Content Knowledge 153 168 145
5265 Physics: Content Knowledge 141 155 134
5081 Social Studies: Content Knowledge 157 173 149
0221 Speech Communication 143 157 136
0641 Theatre 153 168 145
0051 Technology Education 159 175 151