Iowa Praxis Test Info

This page provides access to all the key info you need as a Praxis test-taker in Iowa, including 2023 exam dates, testing center locations, fees, registration info and prep resources.

You can also view our free Praxis Study Guides for a concise, bullet-pointed listing of exactly which topics appear on your exam. Then take our free Praxis Practice Tests to see your current likelihood of passing and a breakdown of your individual strengths and weaknesses.

When you’re ready to sign up for the exam, please visit the official Praxis testing service website at www.ets.org/praxis.

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Taking the Praxis in Iowa

Educators seeking licensure in Iowa may be required to take certain Praxis exams. The specific tests required may depend on various factors, such as the grade level and subject candidates plan to teach. Testing requirements and passing scores are determined by the Iowa State Board of Education. 

To learn more about the current Iowa Praxis testing requirements, please visit the official testing service website at https://www.ets.org/praxis/ia.

Iowa Praxis Testing Locations

Iowa Praxis Testing Center Locations*

Below is a list of Iowa testing centers that offer computer-based testing for the Praxis.

IMPORTANT: Do not go to your testing center location until you have registered for the exam and scheduled your testing appointment. For information on how to register and schedule a testing appointment, please visit the official Praxis testing service website at www.ets.org/praxis.


City/Zip Iowa Praxis Testing Center Location
Bettendorf (52722) Davenport - Bettendorf, APCN-3301, 1035 Lincoln Road  
Cedar Falls (50614) ETS - University of Northern Iowa, APCN-7742, 007 Innovative Teaching and Technology Center (see Praxis site for details)
Coralville (52241) Prometric Test Center, APCN-3305, 1303 5th Street
Decorah (52101) Luther College, STN14898A, 700 College Drive
Dubuque (52001) Loras College, STN14696A, 1450 Alta Vista
Fort Dodge (50501) Iowa Central Community College, STN14704A, Student Resource Center Building (see Praxis site for details)
Iowa City (52240) PROMETRIC TEST CENTER, APCN-5005, 30 S. Dubuque Street
Orange City (51041) Northwestern College, STN14410A, 101 7th Street SW
Sioux City (51106) Sioux City - Stone Avenue, APCN-5506, 4647 Stone Avenue
West Des Moines (50266) Des Moines - West Des Moines, APCN-5140, 4601 Westown Parkway 

 

*This information is subject to change. All test-takers should visit the official Praxis website at www.ets.org/praxis to confirm testing center locations, fees, registration, and testing requirements before enrolling.

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