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Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure™

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

Test Administration: October 28, 2000

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

    Both

2969
3005

2900

82.6
75.3

69.8

762
1102

356

61.2
40.5

16.6
Early Childhood19367.49755.7
Elementary56273.029944.5
Middle School4872.91631.3
Social Studies6352.42638.5
History7764.92934.5
English15364.15131.4
Reading1883.330.0
Mathematics8548.24522.2
General Science3080.01030.0
Physics944.430.0
Chemistry1450.0560.0
Biology5754.42857.1
Earth Science944.4837.5
Latin366.71100.0
Music4156.14533.3
Visual Art5683.91428.6
Business2259.1540.0
Home Economics250.0----
Health Education2147.6666.7
Physical Education4866.71154.5
English as a Second Language2060.0333.3
Special Needs20688.33554.3
French966.7650.0
German--------
Spanish5561.82934.5
Chinese--------
Italian--------
Russian--------
Portuguese--------
Technology Education450.0250.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Cambodian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Cape Verdean--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Haitian-Creole--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Italian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Laotian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Portuguese--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Russian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish9100.0----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Vietnamese--------
Communication and Performing Arts: Speech742.9----
Communication and Performing Arts: Theater1100.010.0
Communication and Performing Arts: Dance2100.0----
     
All Subject Tests182469.177842.3
     
Communication and Literacy Skills and Subject Test78756.043810.53


Total Number of Test Takers: 6039
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers: 3912 (64.8)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers: 2127 (35.2)


Last Updated: October 28, 2000
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