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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: July 16, 2011

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading168582.640945
Writing162987.834659.5
Both Subtests147378.312028.3
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading3390.91100
Writing3262.51450
Both Subtests2951.7----
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood21654.617130.4
General Curriculum: Multi-Subject64864.835029.1
General Curriculum: Mathematics59957.451039.4
History21679.69436.2
English27983.55234.6
Reading Specialist7762.34440.9
Mathematics15170.95834.5
General Science5874.11225
Physics3565.71931.6
Chemistry50622045
Biology8873.92934.5
Earth Science2055911.1
Latin and Classical Humanities--------
Music7393.2757.1
Visual Art8290.2875
Business1540633.3
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences4979.61752.9
Physical Education62505922
French2176.21020
German--------
Spanish7379.52429.2
Chinese (Mandarin)--------
Italian--------
Russian--------
Portuguese--------
Technology/Engineering1080425
Speech1100----
Theater1070757.1
Dance540250
Middle School Mathematics13655.15731.6
Political Science/Political Philosophy1323.150
Middle School Humanities4746.81020
Middle School Mathematics/Science3540119.1
Academically Advanced250----
Elementary Mathematics8748.32454.2
English as a Second Language33868.311824.6
Adult Basic Education6100----
Foundations of Reading44957.547636.6
 
All Subject Tests395165.2221334.3
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test53473.6742.9


Total Number of Test Takers:7,252
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:4,592 (63.3)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:2,660 (36.7)


Last Updated: September 8, 2011
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