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The Praxis® Tests

Supporting aspiring teachers on their journey to the classroom

Select a step to learn more about the Praxis® tests.


Test Adoption

ETS works with states and agencies to help determine which Praxis tests best suit their licensure needs. While each state follows its own specific process, regulations and reviews, the information within this section provides a general overview.

Setting Test and Score Requirements

Read about the process by which states and agencies, with the help of ETS, determine test and score requirements that fit their unique needs.

Standard-setting Studies

Learn about the different types of standard-setting studies used to help determine passing score requirements.

Changing Requirements

Periodic reviews are recommended and occasionally result in the need to change the selection of tests or the passing score requirement.