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.
Minimum score required in South Carolina as of September 14, 2006
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.
- Praxis Core Reading - Test Code 5712 (min. score 156)
- Praxis Core Writing - Test Code 5722 (min. score 162)
- Praxis Core Math - Test Code 5732 (min. score 150)
- Praxis Core Combined Test Code - 5751
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.