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CORE and PRAXIS II Exams

  1. The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) requires individuals applying for admission to a Wisconsin professional educator preparation program must complete and pass the CORE exam in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics.

  2. Additionally, the Wisconsin DPI requires all individuals applying for an initial license after August 2004 must complete the Praxis II content exam for their area of licensure.  UW Oshkosh requires passing scores on the Praxis II content exam.

  3. Passing scores for these exams are as follows:

Additional information including dates, locations, fees and practice exams can be found on the ETS website at: http://www.ets.org.

Frequently asked questions about the PRAXIS exams can be found in the Praxis Information for act! Students document.