Johnny Key

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Praxis Assessments

Educational Testing Service (ETS) develops and produces the Praxis Series Assessments, which are required for Arkansas educator licensure. If you test in Arkansas, your score report will be sent automatically to the Arkansas Department of Education. If you test outside of Arkansas, select the Arkansas Department of Education (state code 7031) as a score recipient when you register or when you request an additional score report. 

For information about the Praxis Series Assessments and Arkansas educator licensure requirements, visit Overview Of Arkansas Testing Requirements. Information on testing fees, dates, and test center locations is available on the ETS website.

Praxis Core

The Praxis Core assessments are basic skills tests in reading, writing, and mathematics. The Core tests are required for admission into an Arkansas educator preparation program. For more information on Praxis Core assessments including test codes and Arkansas cut scores, visit the Overview Of Arkansas Testing Requirements or consult your educator preparation provider.

Praxis II

These tests measure subject-specific content knowledge, as well as general and subject-specific teaching skills for beginning educators. For more information on Praxis II assessments including test codes and Arkansas cut scores, visit the Overview Of Arkansas Testing Requirements or consult your educator preparation provider.

 

For more information, please contact:

Michael Rowland, Public School Program Advisor

Arkansas Department of Education

Office of Educator Licensure
Four Capitol Mall, Room 109-B
Little Rock, AR 72201

Telephone: 501-682-1146

Fax: 501-683-3312

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