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Praxis Core Information:

To be eligible for admission into the School of Education Professional Program, all students are required to take and pass all three portions of Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (reading, writing and mathematics) as mandated by the state of South Carolina. If you scored a 1650 or higher on the SAT including the writing or 24 or higher on the ACT, you may exempt Praxis Core - please submit a copy of your scores to your advisor. Click here for the official S.C. Praxis website.

Test

Minimum score required in South Carolina as of September 14, 2006

ACT

24

SAT I

Verbal + Math + Writing = 1650


Required Professional Program Exams
Praxis Core Academic Skills Exams - new exams as of Oct. 2013:
**Former PPST-Praxis I Exams and scores will be accepted through June 2014. Please note that all passing scores MUST come from the same exam series and CANNOT be combined. No PPST - Praxis I exams will be accepted after June 30, 2014.
How to Register
Practice Test by ETS
Fee Waiver Information

Praxis II Information:

For students needing to take the Praxis II series for certification, please review the registration information and test code information by major.