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Praxis I

All education pre-majors are required to pass or exempt the Core Academic Skills Praxis I exam prior to entering the Spadoni College of Education Professional Teacher Educator Program.  The Core Academic Praxis I exam consists of reading, writing, and math.

At Home Praxis Testing

As of September 1, 2019 the Praxis I Core exam requirements for the state of South Carolina changed. Some of the free website below may have the old test numbers, but can still be used as a practice resource.

AssessmentPassing Score
Praxis Core Combined (new code 5752)  
Praxis Core Reading: (new code 5713) 156
Praxis Core: Mathematics (new code 5733) 150
Praxis Core: Writing (new code 5723) 158

 

You may exempt the Core Academic Skills Praxis I if:

  • You scored 1100 on SAT (i.e., taken on or after March 2016).
  • You scored 22 or higher on ACT Composite 
  • You scored 1650 or higher on SAT Composite (i.e. Taken prior to March 2016).
  • You scored 24 or higher on ACT Composite (i.e. Taken prior to March 2016).

You may register for the Core Academic Praxis I at www.ets.org. The Core Academic Skills Praxis I test is computer-delivered and must be taken at a certified testing center.