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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 8, 2008

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading2,06182.856049.8
Writing1,92578.61,04951.5
Both Subtests1,87971.822019.5
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading5294.2580.0
Writing4774.52454.2
Both Subtests4671.7250.0
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood21858.318531.9
General Curriculum1,01578.532030.9
History26076.910853.7
English30783.77347.9
Reading Specialist10467.34626.1
Mathematics14369.26538.5
General Science7981.01747.1
Physics3246.92429.2
Chemistry4060.02532.0
Biology10061.06339.7
Earth Science2142.91030.0
Latin and Classical Humanities875.0933.3
Music6888.2771.4
Visual Art7566.72326.1
Business2157.1850.0
Health Education4860.41833.3
Physical Education10856.54613.0
French1573.32828.6
German7100.01100.0
Spanish6668.23727.0
Chinese (Mandarin)1994.7366.7
Italian1283.3650.0
Russian2100.0----
Portuguese560.040.0
Technology/Engineering250.040.0
Speech10.0----
Theater2373.9520.0
Dance10.010.0
Middle School Mathematics16265.48633.7
Political Science/Political Philosophy2133.31216.7
Middle School Humanities3844.72532.0
Middle School Mathematics/Science3740.51127.3
Academically Advanced--------
Elementary Mathematics5971.21717.6
English as a Second Language13268.96312.7
Adult Basic Education4100.0----
Foundations of Reading1,13065.872732.9
 
All Subject Tests4,38370.32,07733.0
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test61371.11010.0


Total Number of Test Takers: 8,686
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers: 5,327 (61.3)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:3,359 (38.7)



Last Updated: April 17, 2008
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