Praxis II Tests
The Praxis II tests are a series of achievement tests that assess subject-matter knowledge and principles of learning and teaching. Consistent with the rules of the Idaho State Board of Education, all graduates from the Idaho State University College of Education recommended for initial Idaho certification must obtain the required passing score on the Praxis II Content Test(s) in each subject area for which they are being recommended for certification. The Idaho State Board of Education requires all candidates recommended for State of Idaho teacher certification to meet qualifying scores on the Praxis II Subject Area Test(s) in their teaching field(s).
The following is the list of qualifying test scores (also available in the College of Education Main Administration office):
Praxis II exams are not offered on a regular basis. You must plan ahead.
Candidates must take and pass the required Praxis II test(s) in their major and minor teaching areas the semester prior to student teaching.