Teachers seeking Initial licensure in the State of Tennessee are required to take both the Praxis I Pre-Professional-Skills-Test (PPST) and the Praxis II.
Tennessee Department of Education requires your Social Security Number (SSN) when you register for any Praxis test. This will help them create a file for your scores with the Tennessee Department of Education.
The Praxis I Exam can be taken one time per month up to 6 times per year, including cancelled scores. There are two formats for the Praxis1 test. You can either take the Paper-Based PPST, or the Computer-Based CPPST. For testing information go to Education Testing Services (ETS) at www.ets.org/praxis.
For Paper-Based Praxis I (PPST) the required scores and codes are as follows:
0710 PPST Reading 174
0720 PPST Writing 173
0730 PPST Mathematics 173
For Computer-Based Praxis i (PPST) the required scores and codes are as follows:
5710 PPST Reading 174
5720 PPST Writing 173
5730 PPST Mathematics 173
We offer a convenient and comprehensive way for you to prepare to pass your PRAXIS I the first time. Our Praxis 1 test preparation can be accessed from any computer that has internet access, and includes preparation for the essay portion of the exam.
Tennessee Department of Education
710 James Robertson Parkway
Andrew Johnson Tower, 6th floor
Nashville, TN 37243-0382
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