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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 20, 2008

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading92886.527044.8
Writing85877.557840.5
Both Subtests84073.59512.6
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading3491.22100.0
Writing2763.01233.3
Both Subtests2763.010.0
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood10141.69024.4
General Curriculum50484.126851.1
History10576.25322.6
English10779.43033.3
Reading Specialist3256.32035.0
Mathematics6262.93129.0
General Science3076.7742.9
Physics1546.7137.7
Chemistry1369.21030.0
Biology4763.82828.6
Earth Science1136.4714.3
Latin and Classical Humanities10.01100.0
Music2993.1- -- -
Visual Art4564.42045.0
Business1369.2540.0
Health Education1492.91225.0
Physical Education3871.12532.0
French1643.8166.3
German- -- -- -- -
Spanish7761.03946.2
Chinese (Mandarin)- -- -- -- -
Italian- -- -- -- -
Russian- -- -- -- -
Portugese- -- -- -- -
Technology Education1100.0540.0
Speech- -- -10.0
Theater666.7862.5
Dance- -- -2100.0
Middle School Mathematics5552.73718.9
Political Science/Philosophy1050.0616.7
Middle School Humanities1833.350.0
Middle School Math/Science966.7742.9
Academically Advanced- -- -- -- -
Elementary Mathematics1782.4540.0
English as a Second Language4864.61827.8
Adult Basic Education366.7- -- -
Foundations of Reading34564.642940.6
 
All Subject Tests1,73370.21,18037.5
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test25571.080.0


Total Number of Test Takers: 4,136
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers: 2,274 (55.0)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:1,862 (45.0)


Last Updated: November 3, 2008
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