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Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure™

Number of Examinees and
Percent of Examinees Passing Each Test by Examinee Category*

Test Administration: June 10, 2000

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
    Reading
    Writing

    Both

3358
3358

3293

77.2
72.8

64.5

951
1214

410

57.6
40.8

14.6
Early Childhood27164.99741.2
Elementary69164.337938.5
Middle School6267.71855.6
Social Studies12556.03212.5
History12965.15341.5
English18873.47635.5
Reading3390.9520.0
Mathematics11947.18045.0
General Science5578.21643.8
Physics1747.11100.0
Chemistry2755.61127.3
Biology9856.13122.6
Earth Science1936.8837.5
Latin1060.0----
Music7936.73321.2
Visual Art6073.31330.8
Business3560.0560.0
Home Economics250.0366.7
Health Education3675.060.0
Physical Education5881.01968.4
English as a Second Language2673.1650.0
Special Needs25884.52934.5
French2646.2875.0
German683.3333.3
Spanish9367.73046.7
Chinese1100.0----
Italian475.0----
Russian366.7----
Portuguese----1100.0
Technology Education850.010.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Cambodian1100.0----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Cape Verdean2100.0----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Haitian-Creole----10.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Italian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Laotian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Portuguese3100.010.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Russian1100.0----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish1989.53100.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Vietnamese--------
Communication and Performing Arts: Speech425.01100.0
Communication and Performing Arts: Theater12100.010.0
Communication and Performing Arts: Dance2100.0----
     
All Subject Tests258366.297138.6
     
Communication and Literacy Skills and Subject Test128254.06523.85


Total Number of Test Takers: 6972
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers: 4459 (64.0)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers: 2513 (36.0)


Last Updated: June 10, 2000
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