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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: July 23, 2005

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N % PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading2,68685.453547.3
Writing2,66369.91,27239.8
Both Subtests2,63366.829412.9
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading8296.30--
Writing8268.34100.0
Both Subtests8169.10--
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood18954.013137.4
Elementary84377.620731.9
History25176.19240.2
English33583.96845.6
Reading11559.14955.1
Mathematics19067.96943.5
General Science8887.51353.8
Physics3246.91618.8
Chemistry4346.51741.2
Biology9352.73327.3
Earth Science2714.81414.3
Latin666.7742.9
Music6886.81250.0
Visual Art8980.92343.5
Business2185.720.0
Health Education3652.81618.8
Physical Education6761.23030.0
French--------
German--------
Spanish10968.84240.5
Chinese--------
Italian--------
Russian--------
Portuguese--------
Technology Education1250.0450.0
Speech**--------
Theater1758.8633.3
Dance3100.0----
Middle School Mathematics16857.79141.8
Political Science/Philosophy2853.61421.4
Middle School Humanities4841.71936.8
Middle School Math/Science4337.21330.8
Academically Advanced10.0----
Elementary Mathematics4555.6250.0
English Language Learners7358.91717.6
Adult Basic Education757.1----
Foundations of Reading90458.062537.3
 
All Subject Tests3,95166.81,63237.3
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test1,01962.3166.3


Total Number of Test Takers:8,263
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:5,268 (63.8)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers: 2,995 (36.2)


Last Updated: August 2, 2005
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