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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 9, 2009

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading1,59083.342648.6
Writing1,49677.290849.3
Both Subtests1,4517215917.6
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading3293.8560
Writing3775.72450
Both Subtests2875----
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood19652.616929
General Curriculum: Multi-Subject64854.53441.2
General Curriculum: Mathematics574502846.4
History21575.88435.7
English29383.35850
Reading Specialist10166.34129.3
Mathematics17166.16415.6
General Science8279.32045
Physics27373638.9
Chemistry4551.12733.3
Biology9160.45932.2
Earth Science2330.41513.3
Latin and Classical Humanities2501070
Music6191.8580
Visual Art6076.71947.4
Business1656.3771.4
Health Education4868.83129
Physical Education8756.35829.3
French3246.91315.4
German--------
Spanish70803129
Chinese (Mandarin)--------
Italian--------
Russian--------
Portuguese--------
Technology/Engineering1163.6714.3
Speech--------
Theater1154.5922.2
Dance25010
Middle School Mathematics18652.28525.9
Political Science/Political Philosophy1553.370
Middle School Humanities4242.91118.2
Middle School Mathematics/Science3751.41921.1
Academically Advanced--------
Elementary Mathematics4768.11030
English as a Second Language15959.77630.3
Adult Basic Education785.710
Foundations of Reading1,07866.556043.6
 
All Subject Tests4,43762.21,59535.9
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test53364.21225


Total Number of Test Takers:7,437
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:4,735 (63.7)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:2,702 (36.3)



Last Updated: June 25, 2009
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