2018 Exam Dates, Fees, Testing Locations, Registration Info, and Prep Resources
This page provides access to all the key info you need as a Praxis Core test-taker, including 2018 exam dates, testing center locations, fees, registration info, and prep resources.
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|General Praxis Test Info||Test Preparation Resources|
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Praxis Core Exam Overview
The Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (5712, 5722, 5732) (5751) is a basic skills test covering mathematics, reading, and writing. The mathematics section is comprised of multiple choice and numeric entry questions. The reading section is comprised of multiple choice questions as well as some alternate question types, such as "select in passage" responses. The writing section is comprised primarily of multiple choice questions, but also includes two essays. Often colleges use Praxis Core scores to evaluate candidates for entry into teacher preparation programs.
|Subtests:||Reading (5712), Writing (5722), and Mathematics (5732)|
|Number of questions:||56 selected responses for Reading, 40 selected responses and 2 essays for Writing; 56 questions for Mathematics, including both selected response and numeric entry|
|Detailed list of topics covered on each subtest:||View Praxis Core Study Guide|
|Time to complete Reading test:||85 minutes|
|Time to complete Writing test:||100 minutes total (40 minutes for selected response section; 30 minutes apiece for two essay sections)|
|Time to complete Mathematics test:||85 minutes|
Candidates may register for the Praxis Core exam by mail or online, and may re-register by phone. When and how you choose to register can affect the costs and fees associated with taking the test. For more info on Praxis test registration, and suggestions on how to reduce registration costs, please click below...
2018 Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Testing Costs*
Below is an overview of the 2018 Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators testing fees for computer-based testing.
|Registration for Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading (5712)||$90 test registration fee|
|Registration for Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing (5722)||$90 test registration fee|
|Registration for Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics (5732)||$90 test registration fee|
|Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (Reading, Writing, and Mathematics) (5751)||$150 test registration fee|
|Change to test center or test date||Additional $40 fee|
|Phone registration||Additional $35 fee|
|Additional score reports||$50 per report|
|Score review for constructed-response (CR) section||$65|
|Score review for combined selected-response (SR) and constructed-response (CR) sections||$65|
*Please note: The above information is provided for your convenience. No warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of this information. All test-takers should visit the official Praxis website at https://www.ets.org/praxis to confirm fees, registration, and testing requirements before enrolling.
2018 Praxis Core Test Dates* for Computer-Based Testing
Praxis Core computer-based testing is now offered continuously throughout the year. Please note: if you are planning to take all three Praxis Core tests on the same date, you should register for the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (5751).
|Test Name||Testing Window|
|Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading (test code 5712)||continuous testing|
|Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing (test code 5722)||continuous testing|
|Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics (test code 5732)||continuous testing|
|Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (test code 5751)||continuous testing|
*Please note: The above test dates and score reporting timeframes are provided for your convenience. No warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of this information. Not all test centers are open on all test dates, and specific registration policies and procedures may apply. All test-takers should visit the official Praxis website at https://www.ets.org/praxis to confirm test dates, registration, and testing requirements before enrolling.
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