PLACE and Praxis II

Adams State University Department of Teacher Education requires students to pass the PLACE/Praxis II content area exam before student teaching.

Scores must be received by ASU Teacher Education no later than the 7th week of the Fall or Spring semester prior to each student teaching semester or students will not be placed for student teaching.

When registering for the PLACE or Praxis II content exam, designate Adams State University as a Recipient for your test score. The recipient codes are:
Place: 01
Praxis II: RA4001

PLACE Content Area Exam

  • Content areas covered by PLACE:
    Elementary Education
    Foreign Language
    Social Studies
    Special Education
    For information and to register for an exam visit:

Praxis II Content Area Exam

  • The Praxis® program continues to roll out Praxistests by computer to provide candidates with increased convenience. Computer-delivered testing gives users access to an expanded network of more than 440 computerized test centers. The last paper administration date is June 7, 2014, with all tests available on computer for the 2014-15 testing year.
  • Content areas covered by Praxis II:
    Elementary Education #0014 or 5014
    English Language Arts #5038
    Mathematics #5161
    General Science #0435 or 5435
    Social Studies #0081 or 5081
    (May also take PLACE)
    For information and to register for an exam visit

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