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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: July 11, 2009

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading1,76182.844452.0
Writing1,64678.680050.5
Both Subtests1,60872.116814.9
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading4288.1366.7
Writing4374.42060.0
Both Subtests3873.710.0
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood19857.619426.8
General Curriculum: Multi-Subject66865.919735.5
General Curriculum: Mathematics65854.619337.3
History26774.98243.9
English32983.36243.5
Reading Specialist9062.23828.9
Mathematics19774.66643.9
General Science8385.51631.3
Physics5657.12927.6
Chemistry6959.41833.3
Biology9456.44731.9
Earth Science2123.81414.3
Latin and Classical Humanities1233.3633.3
Music4682.61100.0
Visual Art8082.52050.0
Business2060.0862.5
Health Education4759.62718.5
Physical Education8351.84042.5
French -- -- -- --
German -- -- -- --
Spanish6575.43633.3
Chinese (Mandarin) -- -- -- --
Italian -- -- -- --
Russian -- -- -- --
Portuguese -- -- -- --
Technology/Engineering988.9425.0
Speech10.0 -- --
Theater2085.0633.3
Dance2100.01100.0
Middle School Mathematics17156.19430.9
Political Science/Political Philosophy1650.0825.0
Middle School Humanities3148.41833.3
Middle School Mathematics/Science5552.71936.8
Academically Advanced -- -- -- --
Elementary Mathematics5856.91747.1
English as a Second Language16956.26121.3
Adult Basic Education3100.010.0
Foundations of Reading76058.859338.3
 
All Subject Tests4,37863.61,91635.5
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test69568.870.0


Total Number of Test Takers:7,395
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:4,589 (62.1)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:2,806 (37.9)



Last Updated: August 24, 2009
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