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Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure™

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

Test Administration: May 11, 2002

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:    
Reading362779.0110153
Writing361677.8141842.5
Both Subtests353468.547111.7
Subject Tests:    
Early Childhood31461.59129.7
Elementary85465.944837.9
Middle School11679.32343.5
Social Studies11266.14427.3
History21170.17136.6
English 32165.711932.8
Reading10377.71060.0
Mathematics27241.911925.2
General Science6061.71435.7
Physics2263.6837.5
Chemistry3237.51947.4
Biology10248.03633.3
Earth Science2934.51435.7
Latin966.7366.7
Music5248.15119.6
Visual Art10086.02050.0
Business5669.61266.7
Home Economics450.0580.0
Health Education5375.51154.5
Physical Education70604337.2
English as a Second Language5371.71040.0
Moderate Disabilities39482.26152.5
French4951.01723.5
German--------
Spanish11875.44429.5
Chinese--------
Italian--------
Russian--------
Portuguese--------
Technology Education1136.430.0
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: Spanish2171.420.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Vietnamese--------
Communication and Performing Arts: Speech10.0----
Communication and Performing Arts: Theater1994.7----
Communication and Performing Arts: Dance----1100.0
     
All Subject Tests355866.0129935.7
     
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test136957.85480.00


Total Number of Test Takers: 8735
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers: 5605 (64.17)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers: 3130 (35.83)


Last Updated: May 11, 2002
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