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Assessment of Basic Skills Test Requirement for FSEHD Teacher Education Programs

​SAT/ACT/Core test requirements for Spring 2018 semester admissions

SAT (2016 and newer)

Evidenced Based Reading/Writing – 530
Mathematics score – 530


Reading score – 21
Mathematics score – 20
English score – 20


If you took an older version of the SAT test and have three scores

Critical Reading (verbal)

Use the SAT score converter to see if your scores meet the new SAT requirements.

If you have converted SAT scores and your testing box is not checked in your application screen, please bring a copy of your scores to HM 104 or email a copy to

Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators

Target Scores: Math 150, Reading 156, and Writing 162 – Composite (total) Score of 468

· If your composite score is 468 or higher, you can be up to 3 points below any of the target scores.

To meet the FSEHD basic skills testing requirement for Initial Certification Programs in the Feinstein School for the 2018–2019 and 2019–2020 academic years each applicant will be required to score at or above the 60th Percentile on either the SAT, ACT, or Core tests.

Please check back for for the 60th percentile cut off scores for next year's admissions.

Beginning with the fall 2020 admissions, cut off scores will be set at the 67th percentile.

Page last updated: October 19, 2017