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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: November 22, 2003

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading2,78184.887064.6
Writing2,75672.11,06429.8
Both Subtests2,67268.132314.9
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood18753.57126.8
Elementary**68185.327053.7
Middle School--------
Social Studies--------
History**17181.36243.5
English** 18584.36058.3
Reading9060.0728.6
Mathematics**15667.96952.2
General Science**5689.3825.0
Physics2050.0850.0
Chemistry2272.71457.1
Biology6261.34637.0
Earth Science2334.8728.6
Latin30.030.0
Music**3783.8580.0
Visual Art5678.62657.7
Business2680.8728.6
Home Economics--------
Health Education2147.6922.2
Physical Education6363.52454.2
English as a Second Language2661.5911.1
Moderate Disabilities--------
French3548.62128.6
German580.010.0
Spanish7671.14221.4
Chinese5100.010.0
Italian8100.0450.0
Russian--------
Portuguese5100.0----
Technology Education1127.3714.3
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: Portuguese3100.0----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Russian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish887.51100.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Vietnamese--------
Communication and Performing Arts: Speech333.3----
Communication and Performing Arts: Theater560.0----
Communication and Performing Arts: Dance10.0----
Middle School Mathematics13560.06645.5
Political Science/Philosophy3611.120.0
Middle School Humanities4531.110.0
Middle School Math/Science1910.5----
Foundations of Reading1,04755.62722.2
 
All Subject Tests3,33266.487844.3
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test68862.42010.0


Total Number of Test Takers: 7,697
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:5,321 (69.1)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:2,376 (30.9)


Last Updated: January 15, 2004
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