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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 20, 2010

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading1,93479.753146.0
Writing1,86687.542656.1
Both Subtests1,65376.614422.9
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading2896.4425.0
Writing2969.01921.1
Both Subtests2365.210.0
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood19548.717526.3
General Curriculum: Multi-Subject71958.842332.6
General Curriculum: Mathematics68151.846633.0
History20774.48338.6
English24985.55957.6
Reading Specialist5860.32740.7
Mathematics13065.45735.1
General Science5481.51442.9
Physics1942.11060.0
Chemistry2564.02128.6
Biology6965.23542.9
Earth Science1735.3911.1
Latin and Classical Humanities666.7366.7
Music5481.5825.0
Visual Art6693.9944.4
Business1861.110.0
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences3984.61369.2
Physical Education7755.86625.8
French2272.7933.3
German450.010.0
Spanish5667.92839.3
Chinese (Mandarin)3390.9250.0
Italian1687.5425.0
Russian250.0----
Portuguese966.7366.7
Technology/Engineering1154.5520.0
Speech--------
Theater1384.6540.0
Dance----10.0
Middle School Mathematics11459.65836.2
Political Science/Political Philosophy911.1650.0
Middle School Humanities2737.01513.3
Middle School Mathematics/Science2254.5120.0
Academically Advanced--------
Elementary Mathematics6636.41513.3
English as a Second Language35268.59936.4
Adult Basic Education1100.0----
Foundations of Reading90362.858634.6
 
All Subject Tests4,34362.72,32834.0
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test45471.480.0


Total Number of Test Takers:8,099
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:5,165 (63.8)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:2,934 (36.2)



Last Updated: January 5, 2011
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