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Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure™

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

Test Administration: January 6, 2001

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

    Both

2564
2541

2487

82.1
78.5

70.6

559
829

239

63.3
46.2

14.6
     
Early Childhood19874.75848.3
Elementary61673.924542.4
Middle School4276.21741.2
Social Studies8966.32937.9
History8669.83145.2
English16078.15540.0
Reading2470.8425.0
Mathematics10252.94431.8
General Science4072.5850.0
Physics1050.0540.0
Chemistry2263.6366.7
Biology7263.92147.6
Earth Science1533.3633.3
Latin450.010.0
Music4344.23122.6
Visual Art4979.61435.7
Business3582.9333.3
Home Economics----250.0
Health Education1776.5714.3
Physical Education3568.61338.5
English as a Second Language1353.8333.3
Special Needs17284.93545.7
French1662.520.0
German--------
Spanish6271.02231.8
Chinese--------
Italian--------
Russian--------
Portuguese--------
Technology Education2100.020.0
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: Spanish1181.8----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Vietnamese--------
Communication and Performing Arts: Speech366.7----
Communication and Performing Arts: Theater7100.0----
Communication and Performing Arts: Dance1100.0----
     
All Subject Tests194672.166140.1
     
Communication and Literacy Skills and Subject Test80662.281520.00


Total Number of Test Takers: 5306
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers: 3588 (67.6)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers: 1718 (32.4)


Last Updated: January 6, 2001
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