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Candidate Performance

Summary of PRAXIS II Licensure Data

The Praxis II tests are administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and must be passed by candidates in teacher education programs to be licensed in the state of New Jersey. Pass rates are reported to Montclair State University by ETS. Summary results for Praxis II passing rates for the past three years are as follows:

Praxis II
Subject Exam
MSU
AY 13-14
(n=467)
MSU
AY 14-15
(n=466)
MSU
AY 15-16
(n=372)
MSU
AY 16-17
(n=348)
Statewide
AY 16-17
(n=2787)
Art 100% 100% 100% 100% 96%
Biology 100% 100% 100% 100% 98%
Early Childhood Education 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Elementary Education 100% 100% 100% 100% 99%
English Language Arts 100% 100% 100% 100% 99%
General Sciences 100% 100% 100% 100% 99%
Health & Physical Education 100% 100% 100% 100% 99%
Mathematics 100% 100% 95% 100% 98%
Music 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Social Studies 100% 100% 100% 100% 97%

The Teacher Education Program at Montclair State University is approved by the New Jersey Department of Education.

As required under Title II, pass rates were reported only for assessments with 10 or more test-takers.

Average Cohort GPAs

Year Admitted Cohort GPA Completer Cohort GPA
2019 3.64 3.30
2018 3.56 3.42
2017 3.51 3.73
2016 3.29 3.91
2015 3.52 3.68