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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: October 5, 2011 - October 19, 2011 CBT

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading54389.39146.2
Writing54591.46663.6
Both Subtests52284.72540.0
Foundations of Reading12767.77147.9


Total Number of Test Takers:876
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:671 (76.6)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:205 (23.4)
  • First-Time Test Takers = candidates who took the test for the first time on the test date indicated.
  • Test Retakers = candidates who retook the test they took on a previous test date.
  • Caution should be used in interpreting data based on small numbers of test takers.
  • The test takers whose data are presented in this table may not reflect the same performance as that of future test takers.


Last Updated: April 1, 2005
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