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Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL)

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

Test Administration:September 14, 2002

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:    
Reading141580.847555.4
Writing142083.260145.6
Both Subtests136973.115716.6
Subject Tests:    
Early Childhood8961.87132.4
Elementary**29868.526347.1
Middle School2673.11533.3
Social Studies4656.51266.7
History**6178.75250.0
English** 13184.77064.3
Reading4077.5450.0
Mathematics**9657.34940.8
General Science**2989.73100.0
Physics757.1366.7
Chemistry1266.7616.7
Biology3271.91442.9
Earth Science714.3425.0
Latin475.01100.0
Music**2592.02382.6
Visual Art3287.5837.5
Business2673.1757.1
Home Economics366.7250.0
Health Education1872.2540.0
Physical Education2259.11553.3
English as a Second Language1656.3922.2
Moderate Disabilities15182.84339.5
French2958.61442.9
German--------
Spanish5276.9944.4
Chinese--------
Italian--------
Russian--------
Portuguese--------
Technology Education1637.520.0
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: Spanish1283.3----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Vietnamese--------
Communication and Performing Arts: Speech10.01100.0
Communication and Performing Arts: Theater5100.0----
Communication and Performing Arts: Dance250.0----
Middle School Mathematics9656.3----
Foundations of Reading3193.5----
     
All Subject Tests141571.270547.4
     
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test51764.80147.14


Total Number of Test Takers:3793
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:2252 (59.37)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:1541 (40.63)
  • Test Retakers took the updated tests on 9/14/02


Last Updated: September 14, 2002
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