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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: September 15, 2007

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading76686.420847.6
Writing73171.445336.6
Both Subtests70967.38510.6
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading2090.0----
Writing2065.01346.2
Both Subtests1963.2----
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood7250.012732.3
General Curriculum37780.922141.2
History9075.65637.5
English10979.83243.8
Reading2751.92347.8
Mathematics6078.33548.6
General Science2580.0911.1
Physics1233.3862.5
Chemistry1353.8933.3
Biology4141.52020.0
Earth Science944.4650.0
Latin and Classical Humanities333.3333.3
Music2676.93100.0
Visual Art4479.51233.3
Business1050.01100.0
Health Education1266.7366.7
Physical Education3470.61838.9
French1656.31346.2
German--------
Spanish2853.62330.4
Chinese--------
Italian--------
Russian--------
Portuguese--------
Technology Education785.7450.0
Speech--------
Theater2100.020.0
Dance----10.0
Middle School Mathematics3865.85042.0
Political Science/Philosophy1361.520.0
Middle School Humanities1650.070.0
Middle School Math/Science1315.4616.7
Academically Advanced--------
Elementary Mathematics1675.0714.3
English as a Second Language4254.81936.8
Adult Basic Education2100.0----
Foundations of Reading35959.644139.5
 
All Subject Tests1,51667.81,16138.6
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test21861.060.0


Total Number of Test Takers: 3,586
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers: 1,909 (53.2))
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:1,677 (46.8)



Last Updated: October 30, 2007
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