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Required Testing

Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA)

Passing scores are:

  • Writing: 235
  • Reading: 235
  • Composite: 470

Praxis I passing scores if taken prior to January 1, 2014: 

Reading:  178,   Writing:  176, (or passing VCLA scores)  Math:  178,    Composite:  532
Passing scores on the VCLA can be substituted for the reading and writing portion of Praxis I.

After January 1, 2014, there will be no composite score accepted.

After January 1, 2014:

 Scores needed for Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators which will take the place of Praxis I:
Reading:  156,   Writing:  162,  (or passing VCLA scores)  Math:  150   

Reading for Virginia Educators (PDF)

Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI)