Praxis PLT: Grades K-6

This page provides access to all the key info you need as a Praxis Principles of Learning & Teaching (PLT): Grades K-6 (5622) test-taker, including 2024 exam dates, testing center locations, fees, registration info and prep resources.

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

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  • Students as Learners; Instructional Process; Assessment; Professional Development Leadership, and Community; Analysis of Instructional Scenarios
  • 70 selected-response questions; 4 constructed-response questions
  • 2 hours
  • Varies by state (scaled score)

Praxis PLT: Grades K-6 Overview

The Praxis Principles of Learning & Teaching (PLT): Grades K-6 (5622) exam is a test required by many states for credential candidates. It is a single, computer-delivered test that includes questions from five content categories.

The content categories are Students as Learners; Instructional Process; Assessment; Professional Development, Leadership, and Community; and Analysis of Instructional Scenarios.

The test consists of selected-response and constructed-response questions related to case histories.

Praxis PLT (5622) Testing Costs

2024 Praxis PLT Testing Costs*

Below is an overview of the 2024 Praxis PLT (5622) testing fees for computer-based testing.

Service Fees
Registration $156 test registration fee
Change to test center or date Additional $40 fee
Phone Registration Additional $35 fee
Additional score reports $50 per report


Praxis PLT (5622) Test Dates

2024 Praxis PLT Test Dates*

Computer-based testing for the PLT (5622) exam is available by appointment. Alternatively, online-proctored testing is offered remotely.

Praxis PLT (5622) Test Dates Results Release Dates
4/1/24 - 4/27/24 5/17/24
5/6/24 - 6/1/24 6/21/24
6/3/24 - 6/29/24 7/19/24
7/1/24 - 7/27/24 8/16/24
8/5/24 - 8/31/24 9/20/24


*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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