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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 16, 2001

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:    
Reading355672.585247.9
Writing356670.9113730.2
Both Subtests349559.93388.6
Subject Tests:    
Early Childhood21967.18629.1
Elementary70370.637143.4
Middle School9063.33060.0
Social Studies16560.03132.3
History14064.34325.6
English 25664.57924.1
Reading4780.9580.0
Mathematics15542.68133.3
General Science5468.51723.5
Physics1450.0862.5
Chemistry3275.0520.0
Biology9762.93534.3
Earth Science2213.620.0
Latin425.010.0
Music8241.55034.0
Visual Art7986.11330.8
Business5166.7728.6
Home Economics333.310.0
Health Education4072.5742.9
Physical Education6457.81752.9
English as a Second Language4358.1911.1
Special Needs27179.34052.5
French3354.5520.0
German1090.0----
Spanish8667.43735.1
Chinese250.0----
Italian5100.0----
Russian2100.0----
Portuguese366.7----
Technology Education837.510.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Cambodian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Cape Verdean250.0----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese475.0----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Haitian-Creole20.0----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Italian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Laotian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Portuguese7100.010.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Russian2100.0----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish2090.010.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Vietnamese--------
Communication and Performing Arts: Speech250.01100.0
Communication and Performing Arts: Theater1788.2----
Communication and Performing Arts: Dance1100.0----
     
All Subject Tests283766.398437.5
     
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test139451.4442.3


Total Number of Test Takers: 7284
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers: 4841 (66.5)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers: 2443 (33.5)


Last Updated: June 16, 2001
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