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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 3, 2012

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading1,41382.739141.4
Writing1,36585.331549.5
Both Subtests1,20077.48220.7
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading5094.0540.0
Writing4671.72536.0
Both Subtests4170.720.0
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood25359.720336.9
General Curriculum: Multi-Subject81967.843337.2
General Curriculum: Mathematics88357.867243.9
History26875.010232.4
English30484.26443.8
Reading Specialist11076.43852.6
Mathematics16974.65242.3
General Science8686.01850.0
Physics3366.71136.4
Chemistry3948.71822.2
Biology8672.13928.2
Earth Science1747.11225.0
Latin and Classical Humanities2181.0633.3
Music4893.8742.9
Visual Art8290.2666.7
Business1838.9560.0
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences4665.21442.9
Physical Education9651.06235.5
French1376.91435.7
German666.7560.0
Spanish5381.11612.5
Chinese (Mandarin)1681.3333.3
Italian475.0616.7
Russian1100.0----
Portuguese1266.7----
Technology/Engineering1668.8560.0
Speech--------
Theater1844.41050.0
Dance250.030.0
Middle School Mathematics13461.98041.3
Political Science/Political Philosophy1330.8250.0
Middle School Humanities4050.01931.6
Middle School Mathematics/Science3548.6137.7
Academically Advanced----1100.0
Elementary Mathematics10032.02711.1
English as a Second Language40770.811740.2
Adult Basic Education5100.0----
Foundations of Reading71359.044831.7
 
All Subject Tests4,96665.72,53137.9
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test41076.1450.0


Total Number of Test Takers:8,256
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:5,284 (64)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:2,972 (36)


Last Updated: April 6, 2012
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