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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 5, 2011

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading17688455444
Writing165286.140151.1
Both Subtests149679.914327.3
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading4691.33100
Writing42692321.7
Both Subtests3770.310
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood21954.821629.6
General Curriculum: Multi-Subject86666.447046.2
General Curriculum: Mathematics83157.959240
History26873.59521.1
English31085.85841.4
Reading Specialist10272.54831.3
Mathematics17171.37729.9
General Science6879.42450
Physics4684.82055
Chemistry3764.91520
Biology9180.23452.9
Earth Science16501533.3
Latin and Classical Humanities71001030
Music4991.812100
Visual Art8097.5850
Business1877.8911.1
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences5967.81172.7
Physical Education11553.97540
French1764.7633.3
German366.7333.3
Spanish7986.12722.2
Chinese (Mandarin)20100333.3
Italian785.7366.7
Russian2100----
Portuguese425366.7
Technology/Engineering2166.7742.9
Speech1100----
Theater1741.210
Dance21001100
Middle School Mathematics16358.96743.3
Political Science/Political Philosophy1656.3650
Middle School Humanities5257.71844.4
Middle School Mathematics/Science4047.52429.2
Academically Advanced--------
Elementary Mathematics100432842.9
English as a Second Language52169.113434.3
Adult Basic Education580----
Foundations of Reading95059.761333.9
 
All Subject Tests537365.9273338
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test52776.340


Total Number of Test Takers:9,069
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:5,749 (63.4)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:3,320 (36.6)


Last Updated: April 14, 2011
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