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Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure™

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

Test Administration: December 8, 2001

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:    
Reading366775.989348.8
Writing362079.1104239.4
Both Subtests351568.534113.5
Subject Tests:    
Early Childhood16963.97651.3
Elementary64265.032142.1
Middle School8974.21942.1
Social Studies7477.02268.2
History14065.74744.7
English 22569.88537.6
Reading3171.0633.3
Mathematics16444.57451.4
General Science3354.51258.3
Physics887.5333.3
Chemistry1741.240.0
Biology6168.92128.6
Earth Science1526.7666.7
Latin10.0250.0
Music5461.14148.8
Visual Art7361.61136.4
Business6272.6633.3
Home Economics633.3366.7
Health Education4566.71225.0
Physical Education8658.12147.6
English as a Second Language3271.9850.0
Moderate Disabilities19573.34139.0
French2142.9922.2
German475.0----
Spanish6167.22934.5
Chinese1100----
Italian10.0----
Russian2100----
Portuguese771.4----
Technology Education1866.720.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Cambodian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Cape Verdean1100----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese10.0----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Haitian-Creole--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Italian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Laotian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Portuguese3100----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Russian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish1668.810.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Vietnamese--------
Communication and Performing Arts: Speech366.7----
Communication and Performing Arts: Theater18100----
Communication and Performing Arts: Dance2100----
     
All Subject Tests238165.188243.3
     
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test108158.74267.69


Total Number of Test Takers: 7205
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers: 4872 (67.62)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers: 2333 (32.38)


Last Updated: December 8, 2001
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