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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: November 21, 2009

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading1,93683.252050.4
Writing1,76287.186168.8
Both Subtests1,70779.322232.9
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading3488.2757.1
Writing3171.02937.9
Both Subtests2965.520.0
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood18549.719022.6
General Curriculum: Multi-Subject67759.525327.3
General Curriculum: Mathematics65757.128542.1
History22972.17742.9
English22584.45944.1
Reading Specialist5863.84436.4
Mathematics14267.65427.8
General Science3984.61338.5
Physics2470.82065.0
Chemistry2751.9966.7
Biology5257.73542.9
Earth Science1866.7666.7
Latin and Classical Humanities425.0837.5
Music3987.2580.0
Visual Art7277.82352.2
Business2969.0540.0
Health Education2176.22035.0
Physical Education8448.84027.5
French1973.71435.7
German1100.010.0
Spanish5576.41947.4
Chinese (Mandarin)2796.31100.0
Italian875.070.0
Russian2100.0----
Portuguese1172.7666.7
Technology/Engineering1070.0425.0
Speech10.0----
Theater1656.3425.0
Dance580.0----
Middle School Mathematics12654.87028.6
Political Science/Political Philosophy1258.360.0
Middle School Humanities2846.4742.9
Middle School Mathematics/Science2425.01338.5
Academically Advanced10.0----
Elementary Mathematics5947.51040.0
English as a Second Language16562.46429.7
Adult Basic Education560.0----
Foundations of Reading87163.754036.5
 
All Subject Tests4,02862.91,91235.2
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test52570.1520.0


Total Number of Test Takers:7,590
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:4,691 (61.8)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:2,899 (38.2)



Last Updated: January 7, 2010
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