Praxis Educational Leadership

Note: ETS (the official testing service) has replaced Praxis 5411 with the Praxis 5412 exam. Our Praxis 5411 prep program covers much of the content assessed in the new exam; however, please be aware that there are some differences.

This page provides access to all the key info you need as a Praxis Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision ELAS (5412) test-taker, including 2023 exam dates, testing center locations, fees, registration info, and prep resources.

You can also view our free Praxis Educational Leadership 5411 Study Guide for a concise, bullet-pointed listing of exactly which topics appear on the 5411 exam. Then take our free Praxis Educational Leadership 5411 Practice Test to see your current likelihood of passing and a breakdown of your individual strengths and weaknesses.

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  • Strategic Leadership; Instructional Leadership: Climate and Cultural Leadership; Ethical Leadership; Organizational Leadership; Community Engagement Leadership
  • 120 selected-response questions
  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Varies by state

Praxis Educational Leadership Overview

The Praxis Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision (5412) is a test required by many states for credential candidates planning to work in administrative positions. It assesses the extent to which entry-level school leaders possess the skills needed for competent professional practice. It is a single, computer-delivered test that includes questions from six content domains.

The content categories are Strategic Leadership; Instructional Leadership: Climate & Cultural Leadership; Ethical Leadership; Organizational Leadership; and Community Engagement Leadership.

The test may contain several different types of questions including selected-response questions, clicking on part(s) of a graphic, selecting answers from a drop-down menu and dragging and dropping answer choices into targets on the screen.

Praxis ELAS Testing Costs

2023 Praxis Educational Leadership Testing Costs*

Below is an overview of the 2023 Praxis Educational Leadership testing fees for computer-based testing.

Service Fees
Registration $120 test registration fee
Change to test center or test date Additional $40 fee
Phone registration Additional $35 fee
Additional score reports $50 per report


Praxis ELAS Test Dates

2023 Praxis Educational Leadership Test Dates*

Computer-based testing for the Praxis Educational Leadership exam is available year-round based on the availability of the testing location. Alternatively, online-proctored testing is offered remotely.

Praxis ELAS Test Dates Results Release Dates
5/1/23 - 5/27/23 6/9/23
6/5/23 - 6/24/23 7/7/23


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

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