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Teacher Education Certification in Missouri: The Praxis II Subject Assessments and Specialty Area Tests

The Praxis II tests are taken by undergraduates and college graduates seeking certification in the state of Missouri. They are required for licensure to enter the K-12 teaching profession in Missouri.

For information on teacher education certification in Missouri, please click Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Click State of Missouri Praxis II Requirements for information on licensure area, session/test code, test name and qualifying score.

For Praxis II registration, test dates, test list & fees, and registration options, please click Registration.

If you have previously registered for Praxis II and you want to register for the test again, please click re-registration by phone or call 1 (800) 772-9476. The Web site will give you information on test dates, registration closing dates, late registration closing dates and the Monday closing date for those who intend to register for a Monday test date.

Click Praxis II online registration to register online. Be patient when you see the "Session Expired" screen! The AccessETS page will come up in few seconds! Click register for test under registration center at the top left.

Click Test Takers with disabilities for information on teacher education candidates with disabilities who may want to take Praxis II.

Tests at a Glance for Missouri Certification Requirements 

Click one of the following “Tests at a Glance” links for your Missouri teacher certification area(s). The test at a glance gives the test name, test code, time allotted, number of questions, test format, approximate number of questions and percent of examination for each content category, information about the test, topics (competencies) covered and sample test questions with answers. You must review the "Tests at a Glance" to successfully prepare for a test! Please take note of the test code so that you do not register for the wrong Praxis II test!

Test at a Glance for Elementary Education (Test Code 0011)

Test at a Glance for Early Childhood Education: Birth-3 (Test Code 0021) 

Test at a Glance for Middle School Mathematics (Test Code 0069)

Test at a Glance for Middle School Science (Test Code 0439)

Test at a Glance for Middle School Social Science (Test Code 0089)

Test at a Glance for Secondary Mathematics: Content Knowledge (Test Code 0061)

Test at a Glance for Secondary Unified Science: Biology (Test Code 0235) 

Test at a Glance for Secondary Social Studies: Content Knowledge (Test Code 0081)

Test at a Glance for Secondary English
Language, Literature, and Composition: Content Knowledge (Test Code 0041) 

Praxis II Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

For scores and score reports, please click Your Scores and Score Report.

Click Practice for a Test to go to the online store where you can purchase products that will help you with preparation for Praxis II tests. Click the Praxis link! This is a must-visit Web site for test takers!

Click ETS test collection to search the database for tips on how to get what you want.

Educational Testing Service Toll Free Number, E-mail and Home Page

Call toll free number: 1 (877) ETS-TEACH from the USA.
 [1 (877) 387-8322 from the USA.]

1 (800) 275-1391 — TTY device for the deaf or hard of hearing.


Click ETS for Educational Testing Service Home Page

Click About ETS to learn more about Educational Testing Service


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