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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 4, 2006

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading3,43683.890251.1
Writing3,43772.51,77341.2
Both Subtests3,37268.050612.3
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading5498.12100.0
Writing5466.7742.9
Both Subtests5265.41100.0
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood24652.820924.4
Elementary1,13480.431333.2
History30181.110538.1
English37977.08148.1
Reading10975.24744.7
Mathematics21467.38138.3
General Science7987.33050.0
Physics3250.01822.2
Chemistry2951.71741.2
Biology11461.46141.0
Earth Science2850.02828.6
Latin2254.5742.9
Music6792.51266.7
Visual Art9682.32740.7
Business2955.2837.5
Health Education4365.12626.9
Physical Education11267.03828.9
French3969.22123.8
German683.31100.0
Spanish8974.26225.8
Chinese1894.42100.0
Italian5100.020.0
Russian--------
Portuguese580.0----
Technology Education742.9785.7
Speech--------
Theater2085.0650.0
Dance475.020.0
Middle School Mathematics18754.011638.8
Political Science/Philosophy2934.5166.3
Middle School Humanities6349.22512.0
Middle School Math/Science3228.1911.1
Academically Advanced1100.0----
Elementary Mathematics5265.4633.3
English Language Learners11061.82725.9
Adult Basic Education333.310.0
Foundations of Reading1,25465.882844.7
 
All Subject Tests4,95870.32,23938.0
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test1,13366.0293.4


Total Number of Test Takers:10,921
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:6,743 (61.7)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:4,178 (38.3)


Last Updated: June 7, 2006
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