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Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure™

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

Test Administration: April 7, 2001

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:    
Reading350676.785345.5
Writing348578.2128142.4
Both Subtests340767.437311.8
Subject Tests:    
Early Childhood28075.410044.0
Elementary94870.134829.6
Middle School10168.33852.6
Social Studies13371.43831.6
History13670.63537.1
English 24270.77627.6
Reading6287.1757.1
Mathematics11747.96630.3
General Science5265.41566.7
Physics1428.6742.9
Chemistry2360.9955.6
Biology8669.83745.9
Earth Science1625.0520.0
Latin1266.740.0
Music5438.94320.9
Visual Art7391.81968.4
Business3878.9944.4
Home Economics----10.0
Health Education3076.7119.1
Physical Education6866.21729.4
English as a Second Language3669.4450.0
Special Needs28582.84351.2
French3158.1520.0
German10100.010.0
Spanish8161.73250.0
Chinese2100.0----
Italian6100.0----
Russian--------
Portuguese6100.0----
Technology Education887.51100.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Cambodian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Cape Verdean----3100.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Haitian-Creole----2100.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Italian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Laotian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Portuguese----1392.3
Transitional Bilingual Education: Russian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish1080.010.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Vietnamese--------
Communication and Performing Arts: Speech366.7----
Communication and Performing Arts: Theater13100.0----
Communication and Performing Arts: Dance3100.0----
     
All Subject Tests297970.999036.8
     
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test125160.544--


Total Number of Test Takers: 7607
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers: 5040 (66.3)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers: 2567 (33.7)


Last Updated: April 7, 2001
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