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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: May 12, 2007

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading1,78783.540547.2
Writing1,78474.984838.9
Both Subtests1,75469.622117.6
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading5791.20--
Writing5666.1966.7
Both Subtests5664.30--
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood21048.117938.5
General Curriculum84675.434736.3
History2167510143.6
English28380.95832.8
Reading100725234.6
Mathematics15470.16735.8
General Science8180.22352.2
Physics2733.32725.9
Chemistry30502339.1
Biology8956.26237.1
Earth Science1717.6156.7
Latin475520
Music6583.110
Visual Art8473.82133.3
Business2157.1650
Health Education40601833.3
Physical Education8369.94827.1
French3161.32227.3
German--------
Spanish7072.94330.2
Chinese--------
Italian--------
Russian--------
Portuguese--------
Technology Education107040
Speech--------
Theater1471.4728.6
Dance10250
Middle School Mathematics15260.59736.1
Political Science/Philosophy1637.5714.3
Middle School Humanities3644.41729.4
Middle School Math/Science3834.2922.2
Academically Advanced--------
Elementary Mathematics5651.8922.2
English Language Learners11360.25429.6
Adult Basic Education666.7----
Foundations of Reading1,10562.371040.1
 
All Subject Tests3,99866.72,03436.9
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test63466.470

 

Total Number of Test Takers:7,753
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:4,827 (62.3)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:2,926 (37.7)
  • First-Time Test Takers = candidates who took the test for the first time on the test date indicated.
  • Test Retakers = candidates who retook the test they took on a previous test date.
  • Caution should be used in interpreting data based on small numbers of test takers.
  • The test takers whose data are presented in this table may not reflect the same performance as that of future test takers.


Last Updated: August 2, 2007
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