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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 6, 2010

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading2,36887.058958.9
Writing2,17190.078064.7
Both Subtests2,12782.416234.0
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading4195.1757.1
Writing3860.53119.4
Both Subtests3658.330.0
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood24556.322138.0
General Curriculum: Multi-Subject90361.239929.3
General Curriculum: Mathematics84258.043743.0
History25576.59532.6
English31882.47140.8
Reading Specialist12362.65834.5
Mathematics22975.16129.5
General Science7876.91735.3
Physics3476.52133.3
Chemistry4647.81942.1
Biology10476.04042.5
Earth Science3557.11844.4
Latin and Classical Humanities**1566.7966.7
Music6396.8366.7
Visual Art**10289.22588.0
Business**2369.6650.0
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences**5576.41872.2
Physical Education**13763.57128.2
French2466.71861.1
German1181.810.0
Spanish7080.03537.1
Chinese (Mandarin)2982.81100.0
Italian887.540.0
Russian10.0----
Portuguese475.0250.0
Technology/Engineering1369.2560.0
Speech1100.010.0
Theater2560.0933.3
Dance366.710.0
Middle School Mathematics15857.07825.6
Political Science/Political Philosophy2025.0837.5
Middle School Humanities3534.31910.5
Middle School Mathematics/Science4827.1166.3
Academically Advanced250.0----
Elementary Mathematics7856.41338.5
English as a Second Language27467.910039.0
Adult Basic Education3100.0. .
Foundations of Reading1,15463.169536.5
 
All Subject Tests5,56865.12,59536.8
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test83873.9837.5


Total Number of Test Takers:9,595
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:6,059 (63.1)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:3,536 (36.9)



Last Updated: April 30, 2010
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