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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: March 5, 2005

Test Name First-Time Test Takers Test Retakers
N % Passing N % Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading3,31286.573051.0
Writing3,28572.51,45438.9
Both Subtests3,23368.838711.6
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading3597.1----
Writing3677.8----
Both Subtests3580.0----
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood23146.817028.8
Elementary96679.930040.0
History28673.48937.1
English35984.77748.1
Reading7545.34524.4
Mathematics20069.08230.5
General Science7680.31442.9
Physics2568.01127.3
Chemistry4245.22433.3
Biology9354.85440.7
Earth Science2626.92321.7
Latin1637.5425.0
Music6384.1825.0
Visual Art8083.82433.3
Business3366.7580.0
Health Education4660.91926.3
Physical Education9965.73141.9
French2948.32330.4
German977.810.0
Spanish7671.14833.3
Chinese580.02100.0
Italian887.510.0
Russian3100.0----
Portuguese5100.02100.0
Technology Education1450.0742.9
Speech**----10.0
Theater1346.230.0
Dance4100.0250.0
Middle School Mathematics20151.29124.2
Political Science/Philosophy2657.71145.5
Middle School Humanities6045.02114.3
Middle School Math/Science3043.31163.6
Academically Advanced--------
Elementary Mathematics3046.7450.0
English Language Learners12665.91250.0
Adult Basic Education988.9----
Foundations of Reading1,24859.575143.1
 
All Subject Tests4,61266.71,97138.2
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test1,10064.5230.0


Total Number of Test Takers:9,912
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:6,347 (64.0)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:3,565 (36.0)


Last Updated: April 28, 2005
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