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Praxis I Information

Note: Regent will no longer be accepting applications to this program as of Summer 2013.

The Praxis I qualifying scores are Reading 178, Writing 176, Math 178 or Composite of 532. [Both the SAT and ACT scores can be used as a substitute for Praxis I (Reading, Writing, and Mathematics) required for initial licensure.] The VDOE board approved the following scores:

  • SAT taken prior to April 1, 1995 -- a scores of 1000 on the SAT, with at least 450 on the verbal and 510 on the mathematics test,
  • SAT taken after April 1, 1995 -- a score of 1100 on the SAT, with at least 530 on the verbal and 530 on the mathematics test.
  • ACT taken prior to April 1, 1995 -- a composite score of 21 with the ACT mathematics score no less than 21 and an ACT English Plus Reading score no less than 37.
  • ACT taken after April 1, 1995 -- a composite score of 24 with the ACT mathematics score no less than 22 and an ACT English Plus Reading score no less than 46.

Praxis II Information

Individuals must also meet the Praxis II (subject area assessment), if applicable, for initial licensure. For additional information on Praxis II, please visit the Virginia Department of Education.

Praxis Resources