Testing

Required Exams

Prior to Student Teaching

Prior to Program Completion

NES Elementary Education – both subtests are required 

  • Subtest I: Reading, English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Subtest II: Mathematics, Science, The Arts, Health and Fitness

Minimum Passing Scores for Oregon Licensure

NES Elementary Education Exam Passing Score
Subtest I: Reading, English Language Arts, Social Studies 227
Subtest II: Mathematics, Science, Arts, Health & Fitness 228
ORELA Special Education Exam Passing Score
Special Education 228
ORELA Civil Rights Passing Score
Protecting Student and Civil Rights in the Educational Environment Exam 240