​Praxis Subject Assessment


What is the Praxis Subject Assessment? 

The Praxis Subject Assessment (formerly the Praxis II) is a standardized test offered by Educational Testing Services (ETS) and designed to evaluate a student's knowledge in his/her content area.

Who needs to take the Praxis Subject Assessment?

Students who do not obtain a 3.00 GPA or higher in their teaching majors and teaching minors are required to take the Praxis Subject Assessment in order to complete their teacher certification requirements.

When should I take Praxis Subject Assessment?

The answer to this question varies by student. Only students who do not obtain a 3.00 GPA or higher in their teaching majors and teaching minors are required to take the Praxis Subject Assessment. Students should consult a professional adviser in the School of Education Academic and Career Advising Center with questions.

How do I take Praxis Subject Assessment?

Students who must take the Praxis Subject Assessment can register for the test online at the ETS website (www.ets.org/praxis). Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, depending on seat availability at the test sites.  

What preparation materials exist?

Praxis Subject Assessment Study Guides

Study guides have been purchased for each of the subject areas and are available at the Reserve Desk of the UWSP library. Study Guides can be checked out for a three-day period.

Praxis Subject Assessment Flashcards

The School of Education Academic and Career Advising Center has sets of flashcards that cover the content of the Praxis Subject Assessment for each of the teaching majors and minors offered at UW-Stevens Point. Flashcards can be checked out for one week at a time (Monday afternoon through the following Monday morning). Please call our office, 715-346-2040, to reserve flashcards.