Undergraduate Praxis Information

All candidates must report scores to: Westminster College AND Pennsylvania Department of Education


Early Childhood/Special Education
Qualifying Score
Registration
Number*
Cost** Time
PPST Reading (172) 0710 $40 1 hr
PPST Writing (173) 0720 $40 1 hr
PPST Mathematics (173) 0730 $40 1 hr
Fundamental Subjects: Content Knowledge (150) TBD TBD 2 hr
PreK-4 Early Childhood and PreK-8 Special Education Content area exams TBD TBA TBA



Secondary Education
Qualifying Score
Registration
Number*
Cost** Time
All Content Areas Must Take Reading, Writing, and Math Plus Subject Area
PPST Reading (172) 0710 $40 1 hr
PPST Writing (173) 0720 $40 1 hr
PPST Mathematics (173) 0730 $40 1 hr

Biology: Content Knowledge (147) 0235 $80 2 hr
Chemistry: Content Knowledge (154) 0245 $80 2 hr
English: Language & Composition (160) 0041 $80 2 hr
Mathematics: Content Knowledge (136) 0061 $80 2 hr
Physics: Content Knowledge (140) 0265 $80 2 hr
Social Studies: Content Knowledge (157) 0081 $80 2 hr
General Science: Content Knowledge (146) 0435 $80 2 hr



K-12 Certification
Qualifying Score
Registration
Number*
Cost** Time
All Content Areas Must Take Reading, Writing, and Math Plus Subject Area
PPST Reading (172) 0710 $40 1 hr
PPST Writing (173) 0720 $40 1 hr
PPST Mathematics (173) 0730 $40 1 hr
Fundamental Subjects: Content Knowledge (150) 0511 $80 2 hr

French: Content Knowledge (170) 0173 $80 2 hr
German: Content Knowledge (165) 0181 $80 2 hr
Latin: Foreign Language Pedagogy (160) 0600 $80 2 hr
Spanish: Content Knowledge (166) 0191 $80 2 hr
Music: Content Knowledge (158) 0113 $80 2 hr





**In addition to the cost of the test, there is a $50 yearly registration fee. Applicants may elect to take more than 1 test during each session.

***PDE regulation change (9/15/06) the PPST requirement can be met by a composite score of (521) with minimal scores of Math (170), Reading (169), and Writing (170).


Still have questions? Contact Barb Garrett at 724-946-7180 or by email at garretba@westminster.edu