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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: May 14, 2011

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading151080.440744
Writing152284.236345.7
Both Subtests1291749317.2
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading3287.5366.7
Writing3565.72045
Both Subtests2867.920
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood20656.317625.6
General Curriculum: Multi-Subject72271.540939.4
General Curriculum: Mathematics75165.957150.4
History23380.39134.1
English24680.15644.6
Reading Specialist10275.54136.6
Mathematics14071.45731.6
General Science7889.71729.4
Physics3961.5933.3
Chemistry3548.62429.2
Biology9268.53129
Earth Science2128.6812.5
Latin and Classical Humanities1788.2425
Music6994.2475
Visual Art7191.5837.5
Business1947.4616.7
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences6880.91978.9
Physical Education8848.97724.7
French2166.7944.4
German--------
Spanish6175.42650
Chinese (Mandarin)--------
Italian--------
Russian--------
Portuguese--------
Technology/Engineering1566.750
Speech--------
Theater2050728.6
Dance30----
Middle School Mathematics17564.67732.5
Political Science/Political Philosophy1338.51100
Middle School Humanities30602347.8
Middle School Mathematics/Science2615.41225
Academically Advanced250----
Elementary Mathematics9948.52450
English as a Second Language49971.517140.4
Adult Basic Education580----
Foundations of Reading89061.952242.5
 
All Subject Tests485668248540.7
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test4516980


Total Number of Test Takers:8,279
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:5,351 (64.6)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:2,928 (35.4)


Last Updated: June 21, 2011
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