Undergraduate Testing Information

The following exam is required for admission:

  1. Basic Skills – take one of the following tests:

The following exams must be completed prior to student teaching:

  1. ORELA Protecting Student and Civil Rights in the Educational Environment www.orela.nesinc.com
  2. NES Special Education – ONLY for those seeking the special education endorsement

The following exam must be completed prior to program completion:

  1. NES Elementary Education – both subtests are required www.orela.nesinc.com
    • Subtest I: Reading, English Language Arts, Social Studies
    • Subtest II: Mathematics, Science, The Arts, Health and Fitness

Minimum Passing Scores for Oregon Licensure

Basic Skills
Passing Score
EAS Subtest I: Reading
220
EAS Subtest II: Writing
220
EAS Subtest III: Mathematics
220
Praxis Core Academic Skills: Reading
156
Praxis Core Academic Skills: Writing
162
Praxis Core Academic Skills: Mathematics
150
WEST-B: Mathematics
240
WEST-B: Reading
240
WEST-B: Writing
240
NES Elementary Education Examination
Passing Score
Subtest I: Reading, English Language Arts, Social Studies
227
Subtest II: Mathematics, Science, The Arts, Health and Fitness
228
ORELA Special Education Examination
Passing Score
Special Education
228
ORELA Civil Rights
Passing Score
Protecting Student and Civil Rights in the Educational Environment Examination
240