Mass.gov
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Go to Selected Program Area
Massachusetts State Seal
News School/District Profiles School/District Administration Educator Services Assessment/Accountability Family & Community  
 Become an Educator  Licensure  >  Career Advancement  Teaching/Learning  Preparing Educators  
>
>
>
>
>
  
  
>
>
>
>

Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL)

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

Test Administration: February 23, 2002

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:    
Reading370982.890660.9
Writing368175.8101230.4
Both Subtests360869.932613.2
Subject Tests:    
Early Childhood25563.17152.1
Elementary86464.632332.5
Middle School8568.22142.9
Social Studies12163.62619.2
History17466.74818.8
English 32071.38342.2
Reading4582.2666.7
Mathematics23146.37441.9
General Science5375.51241.7
Physics2250.0560.0
Chemistry3863.21118.2
Biology10764.52642.3
Earth Science2128.6540.0
Latin425.020.0
Music4755.32825.0
Visual Art7776.61553.3
Business6280.61060.0
Home Economics666.720.0
Health Education3063.3933.3
Physical Education9055.62944.8
English as a Second Language2759.3366.7
Moderate Disabilities23981.24862.5
French2951.71250.0
German785.7----
Spanish6672.72030.0
Chinese2100.0----
Italian450.020.0
Russian--------
Portuguese5100.0----
Technology Education1855.640.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Cambodian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Cape Verdean1100.0----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese4100.0----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Haitian-Creole366.7----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Italian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Laotian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Portuguese6100.0----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Russian250.0----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish1782.4250.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Vietnamese1100.0----
Communication and Performing Arts: Speech742.91100.0
Communication and Performing Arts: Theater1794.1----
Communication and Performing Arts: Dance366.7----
     
All Subject Tests311065.989838.0
     
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test145858.16238.70


Total Number of Test Takers:7592
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:5225 (68.82)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:2367 (31.18)


Last Updated: February 23, 2002
E-mail this page| Print View| Print Pdf
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Search · Site Index · Policies · Site Info · Contact ESE