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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: April 12, 2012 - April 25, 2012 CBT

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Both Subtests77686.03432.4
Foundations of Reading31370.015146.4

Total Number of Test Takers:1,076
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:842 (78.3)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:234 (21.7)
  • 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: July 20, 2012
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