License Tests and Passing Scores for Indiana Teachers

Effective September 1, 2013
Office of Teacher Education Services and Clinical Practice, Ball State University, TC 205

Prior to admission to a teacher preparation program, all education students are required to pass the CASA tests or an approved alternative in order to document basic skills competency.


Code  Passing
Reading  001 220
Writing  003
Mathematics      002   

Passage of the CASA tests are required for entry into all 300 level educational courses.

Alternative assessments/routes acceptable:

  • ACT with a score of 24 or better not including writing.
  • SAT with a composite score of at least 1100.  SAT reflects Critical Reading and Math.
  • GRE with a score of at least 1100 based on Verbal and Quantitative prior to 8/1/11.
  • GRE with a score of at least 301 based on Verbal and Quantitative after 8/1/11.