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PRAXIS II

In order to be considered eligible to student teach, proof of having passed the Praxis exam must be submitted to the Department of Education based on the following schedule:

I.                 Student teachers who wish to student teach during the fall semester must have proof of passing the Praxis exam submitted to the Department of Education by March 31st  of the spring semester prior to the student teaching semester.

II.             Student teachers who wish to student teach during the spring semester must have proof of passing the Praxis exam submitted to the Department of Education by October 30th of the fall semester prior to the student teaching semester.

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AY 2012 First Time Praxis Pass Rates

Program

# First Time Takes

# First Time Passers

% First Time Pass Rate

Elementary & Special Education

27

15

55.6%

Middle

4

3

75%

Secondary

10

6

60%

K-12

14

9

64.3%

All Programs

55

33

60%

 

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Praxis First Time Pass rates, from DESE’s 2012 Annual Performance Report – Educator Preparation Program Statewide Draft:

 

 

Number/Percent

% Passing on First Attempt

71.1%

Average National Percentile Score

45.9

Average Number of Attempts

1.55

*For this program, number of exit competency exam records among completer who were certified and teaching in their area of preparation was 38

 

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Contact the Department of Education Office (452 MLK) for dates of exams.  Exam results take approximately six to eight weeks.

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